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Pearson Statement Regarding Scoring Errors on NYC Gifted and Talented Assessments

No change for students originally deemed eligible “We are very sorry to report that errors at Pearson … Continue reading

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Pearson’s Paul McFall Honored for Leadership, Innovation in Education Industry

Inducted into Association of Educational Publishers Educational Hall of Fame New York, NY – December 1, 2011 … Continue reading

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Florida Students Win Global Call to Action Challenge, Sponsored by the Pearson Foundation and PeaceJam

Chautauqua Learn and Serve Charter School Earns Visit from Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams New York, NY, … Continue reading

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Pearson Leads “Tech & Learning” Awards of Excellence for Second Consecutive Year

Seven Online and Mobile Learning Programs Honored as Best of 2011 New York, NY, November 03, 2011 … Continue reading

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Georgia’s Chestatee Academy Named Grand Prize Winner in Annual Awards Program Honoring Middle School Educators

“Teams That Make A Difference” Succeed in Classrooms and Communities New York City – November 01, 2011 … Continue reading

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More Than Two Million People Break World Reading Record to Combat Nation's Early Education Crisis

6th Annual Jumpstart’s Read for the Record focuses attention on the importance of early education and school … Continue reading

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Free Virtual Conference for Social Studies Teachers Offers Live Access to Experts, Professional Development on Wide Range of Topics

New York, NY, October 12, 2011 — On October 17, Pearson’s second annual social studies virtual conference … Continue reading

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We Give Books to Help At-Risk Students Support Jumpstart’s Read for the Record

Pearson Foundation to Donate 50,000 Books to 150 School Districts New York, NY, September 16, 2011 — … Continue reading

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Military Families to Benefit from “Now You’re Thinking” Reading Campaign

Pearson Foundation to donate children’s books through We Give Books website New York, NY, September 14, 2011–Readers … Continue reading

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Teaching Sept. 11: A more honest approach

how to make ur ex boyfriend fall back in love with you Now, with the 10-year commemoration … Continue reading

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Teachers Can Mark 10th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks with Free Online Lesson Plans and Activities

Educational Materials Created for Student Population Too Young to Remember Terrorist Events Boston, MA.  August 22, 2011.  … Continue reading

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Words Their Way™ Online Course Wins 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Award

Pearson’s Interactive Learning Tool for Teachers Named Best Professional Development Solution New York, NY, July 05, 2011 … Continue reading

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Pearson’s Hospitality & Tourism Interactive Wins 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Award

3-D Virtual World Named Best Education Game or Simulation New York, NY — June 16, 2011 – Hospitality … Continue reading

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Pearson’s Hospitality & Tourism Interactive Wins 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Award

3-D Virtual World Named Best Education Game or Simulation New York, NY — June 16, 2011 – Hospitality … Continue reading

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Pearson’s MyMathLab Algebra I and II Earns Top Honors in 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

Pearson’s Proven Online Homework and Assessment Program Wins Best Mathematics Instructional Solution New York, NY, June 08, … Continue reading

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Pearson’s MyMathLab Algebra I and II Earns Top Honors in 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

Pearson’s Proven Online Homework and Assessment Program Wins Best Mathematics Instructional Solution New York, NY, June 08, … Continue reading

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Pearson Foundation President One of EdNET’s Best “Leaders to Watch”

Mark Nieker Recognized as an Ed Tech Superstar New York, NY, June 03, 2011 — Members of … Continue reading

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Pearson Foundation President One of EdNET’s Best "Leaders to Watch"

Mark Nieker Recognized as an Ed Tech Superstar New York, NY, June 03, 2011 — Members of … Continue reading

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Pearson Wins Three 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

Hospitality & Tourism Interactive, MyMathLab Algebra I and II, and Words Their Way Online Workshop Honored as … Continue reading

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Pearson Wins Three 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

Hospitality & Tourism Interactive, MyMathLab Algebra I and II, and Words Their Way Online Workshop Honored as … Continue reading

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New York Institute of Finance to Host Live Online Bank Management Contest Final, August 29 – 31, 2011

NYIF lends support to the search for top talent in the banking sector New York, NY, May … Continue reading

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SuccessMaker Collaborate Earns Finalist Honors in 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

Interactive Instructional Program for Digital Whiteboards Recognized in Best Educational Use of a Device-Specific Application Category New … Continue reading

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Pearson Supports Advanced Placement Summer Institute Training for Teachers

Complimentary eTexts and MyLabs/Mastering Digital Resources Provided to Help Promote College- and Career Readiness For Students New … Continue reading

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Words Their Way Online Workshop Earns Finalist Honors in 2011 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

Online, Interactive Tool for Building Teachers’ Literacy Instruction Recognized in Best Professional Development Solution Category New York, … Continue reading

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Guarantee of Success for Students Enrolled in Pearson Virtual Learning Powered by Florida Virtual School's Online Courses

Sets Digital Natives on the Road to Academic Achievement New York, NY, April 11, 2011 — This … Continue reading

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Guarantee of Success for Students Enrolled in Pearson Virtual Learning Powered by Florida Virtual School’s Online Courses

Sets Digital Natives on the Road to Academic Achievement New York, NY, April 11, 2011 — This … Continue reading

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Pearson First to Provide Schools Complete Range of Services for Implementation of Common Core State Standards

Connects Personalized Instruction, Teaching Effectiveness, Data and Assessment to Prepare U.S. Students for Global Competitiveness New York, … Continue reading

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States, Districts and Education Leaders Invited to Contribute to Next-Generation Assessments Wiki

www.PearsonAssessments.com/NextGenRoadmap Open to Input Through May 20; Resulting Document Will Deliver Definitive Guide for States Transitioning to … Continue reading

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Pearson, Columbia University Announce Partnership to Design Innovative Online Learning Program using Social Technology

Columbia Students to Benefit from Social Learning Environment New York, NY, March 29, 2011 – Pearson and … Continue reading

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Stanford University and Pearson Collaborate to Deliver the Teacher Performance Assessment (TPA)

Global Leader in Education and Assessment Supports New Strategies for Evaluating Effectiveness of Teacher Candidates New York, … Continue reading

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From “The King’s Speech” to Today’s Classroom: Expert on Assessing and Treating Stuttering to Discuss Truth and Fiction in Popular Movie

Lead Author of Tool for Assessing Impact of Stuttering on a Person’s Life Presents Day-Long Workshop at … Continue reading

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From "The King's Speech" to Today's Classroom: Expert on Assessing and Treating Stuttering to Discuss Truth and Fiction in Popular Movie

Lead Author of Tool for Assessing Impact of Stuttering on a Person’s Life Presents Day-Long Workshop at … Continue reading

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New Science Apps from Pearson to Help English Language Learners and Struggling Middle Schoolers

Mobile Apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch Showcased at National Science Teachers Association’s 2011 Conference New … Continue reading

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Pearson Foundation Announces 2011 Pearson Prize for Higher Education

National award recognizes exemplary community service among two- and four-year college students New York, NY, February 23, … Continue reading

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Don’t Forget – Pearson’s Common Core Virtual Conference Kicks Off Tuesday, February 22

Common Core Experts to Offer Practical Information to Assist with Classroom Implementation of New Principles During Free … Continue reading

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Don't Forget – Pearson's Common Core Virtual Conference Kicks Off Tuesday, February 22

Common Core Experts to Offer Practical Information to Assist with Classroom Implementation of New Principles During Free … Continue reading

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MEDIA ADVISORY: All You Need to Know about the Common Core State Standards

Common Core Authors and Experts to Offer Guidance and Tips for Classroom Implementation of New Principles at … Continue reading

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Pearson Hosts Free Webinar on Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

With Phil Daro, Chair, Common Core Standards Math Workgroup New York, NY, January 13, 2011 – Pearson announces … Continue reading

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Pearson's Vocabulary Central App for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch Offers Grammar on the Go for Today's Texting Generation

Engaging Games and Interactive Tools Make Teen and Tween Learning Fun and Entertaining New York, NY, December … Continue reading

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Pearson To Install First Wind Turbine

Renewable Energy Source to Power Owatonna, MN Facility New York, NY, December 9, 2010 – As part of … Continue reading

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Pearson’s Prentice Hall Media Studio Promotes Student College & Career Readiness

Interactive Program Builds Wide Range of Communications Skills New York, NY, December 7, 2010 – To date, … Continue reading

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Pearson's Prentice Hall Media Studio Promotes Student College & Career Readiness

Interactive Program Builds Wide Range of Communications Skills New York, NY, December 7, 2010 – To date, … Continue reading

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The Pearson Foundation Honors Student Leaders with 2010 Pearson Prize for Higher Education

Award Recognizes and Supports Exemplary Students New York, NY, November 18, 2010 – Seventy students from universities and … Continue reading

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Online Marketing for Global Business

New book from FT Press presents a framework for Internet business-to-business marketing necessary in emerging global markets … Continue reading

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FT Press Delivers Launches New Business and Career Application on LinkedIn for Site's More Than 80 Million Users

FT Press’ Electronic Imprint is the First Publisher to Launch a LinkedIn Application November 1, 2010,: New York, … Continue reading

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Hackettstown Students Hit Their Learning Stride with Pearson's SuccessMaker and Waterford Early Learning

New Jersey Learners Improve Math and Reading Achievement with Personalized Digital Programs New York, October 25, 2010 … Continue reading

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Response to Intervention Educational Framework Delivers Academic Success, One Student at a Time

Pearson’s Solutions Span Critical Components of Assessment, Instruction and Professional Development New York, NY, October 14, 2010 … Continue reading

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Mayors Nationwide Help Set New World Record By Reading The Children's Classic The Snowy Day

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record focuses attention on the importance of early literacy New York, NY, October … Continue reading

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Readers Nationwide Set New World Record By Reading The Children's Classic The Snowy Day

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record focuses attention on the importance of early literacy New York, NY, October … Continue reading

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Pearson Collaborates With High Schools to Ensure Nontraditional Courses Meet New NCAA Policy for Division I Athletes

NovaNET Online Courseware Offers Student-Athletes Opportunity to Learn Online While Meeting Eligibility Requirements for College Sports New … Continue reading

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Million Voice Project Invites Students to Share Views on Their School Experience and Help Improve Education

Early Results in National Survey from the Pearson Foundation Reveal Gaps in Three Areas Critical to Student … Continue reading

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Danville, Virginia School District Chooses Pearson as School Turnaround Partner

Customized School Improvement Plan to Help Students at John M. Langston Focus School. New York, NY, September … Continue reading

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Grayson School District in Rural Virginia Chooses Pearson as School Turnaround Partner

Customized School Improvement Plan to Help Students at Fries School Grayson Public Schools in southern Virginia has … Continue reading

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Pearson's Waterford Early Learning, SuccessMaker and NovaNET All Enhanced to Meet Student Needs in the New School Year

Pearson Extends Investment in Digital Education New York, NY, August 24, 2010 – In the 2010 National Education … Continue reading

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Butler University’s "Save Lives at Five" Team Wins Pearson Presents the (RED)™ Challenge Contest

Students Propose (PRODUCT)RED™ Notebooks for Campus Bookstores To Help Eliminate Aids in Africa New York, NY,: July 8, … Continue reading

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Ohio Approves Pearson to Help Turn Around Struggling Schools

Pearson K-12 Solutions Recommended as Partner to Provide School Turnaround and Professional Development for Teachers New York, … Continue reading

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Pearson Brings Home the Gold in Premier Educational Publishing Industry Awards Program

Four Programs Honored With 2010 Association of Educational Publishers Awards New York, NY,: June 15, 2010 — Pearson, … Continue reading

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Students Plug in to Academic Success with myitlab

Pearson’s Online Tutorial Program Simulates Microsoft Office Environment New York, NY,: June 15, 2010 — Workforce development continues … Continue reading

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Free Virtual Conference for Educators Provides Easy Access to Education Technology Exhibits and Live Webinars

Pearson’s Online EdTech Expo Offers Sessions on Educational Funding and Proven Digital Learning Solutions New York, NY,: June … Continue reading

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Pearson Takes Home Four Awards At New England Book Show

Titles Honored For Creative Design New York, NY,: June 7, 2010 — Four Pearson titles were honored at … Continue reading

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Investment in Efficacy Studies Sets Pearson Apart as Leading Research-Based Education Provider

Innovation Center Serves as "Test Tube" to Validate Instructional Programs New York, NY, June 1, 2010 — "Shooting … Continue reading

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Association of Educational Publishers Honors Pearson for Innovation, Quality, Digital Learning Tools

Nation’s Premier Awards Program Names Five Finalists From Leading Education Publisher New York, NY,: May 24, 2010 — … Continue reading

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Pearson Authors Win Prestigious American Society for Engineering Education Award

Johnna Temenoff and Antonios Mikos Honored for “Biomaterials: The Intersection of Biology and Materials Science“ New York, … Continue reading

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Pearson’s New Abnormal Psychology Illuminates Topic Through Scientific Research, Clinical Studies

Course Includes Online MyPsychLab Case Studies New York, NY,: April 28, 2010 — Understanding human psychology requires focus … Continue reading

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Pearson's New Abnormal Psychology Illuminates Topic Through Scientific Research, Clinical Studies

Course Includes Online MyPsychLab Case Studies New York, NY,: April 28, 2010 — Understanding human psychology requires focus … Continue reading

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P21 Endorses Pearson Foundation's Million Voice Project

One-of-a-Kind Research Initiative to Survey Student Perspectives on Learning New York, NY,: April 27, 2010 — The Pearson … Continue reading

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P21 Endorses Pearson Foundation’s Million Voice Project

One-of-a-Kind Research Initiative to Survey Student Perspectives on Learning New York, NY,: April 27, 2010 — The Pearson … Continue reading

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Virginia Approves Pearson to Turn Around Underperforming Schools

Pearson K-12 Solutions Chosen as a Comprehensive School Improvement Partner New York, NY,: April 21, 2010 — The … Continue reading

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Pearson, Intel Capital and Ascend Venture Group Invest in Innovative Educational Game Designer, Tabula Digita

Pearson Extends Commitment to Video Games for Learning New York, NY,: April 21, 2010 — Pearson, the global … Continue reading

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Educational Assessment Business of Pearson Becomes Assessment for Learning

New Company Actively Combines Assessment, Technology and Instruction to Deliver Assessment for Learning Solutions Designed to Personalize … Continue reading

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Pearson Congratulates Five School District Finalists for Prestigious Broad Prize

Pearson Congratulates Five School District Finalists for Prestigious Broad Prize New York, NY,: April 5, 2010 — The … Continue reading

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Best-Selling Authors by Day, Rock Stars by Night: Rock Bottom Remainders to Stage April East Coast Benefit Concert

Roger McGuinn to Join Charity Tour for Washington, D.C. Show and Special Event "in Conversation" with Sam … Continue reading

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Million Voice Project to Improve Education by Listening to Students

Pearson Foundation leads research initiative to survey students and to provide actionable data to thousands of schools; … Continue reading

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State of Washington Approves Pearson to Turnaround Underperforming Schools

Pearson K-12 Solutions Recommended for All Five Improvement Areas New York, NY,: March 15, 2010 — The state … Continue reading

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Pearson Releases "Learning Matters: A New Ecosystem of Educational Resources" White Paper

Defines Breakthrough Technologies that Drive Student Performance New York, NY – February 16, 2010 – Hardly a … Continue reading

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Pearson Wins First Place Awards in New York Book Show

Titles Honored for Innovative Book Designs New York, NY – February 4, 2010 – Eleven of Pearson’s … Continue reading

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Research Study Shows Students Jump Nearly Two Grade Levels in One Year with Pearson's Reading Street

Findings Indicate Significant Improvement in Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension and Total Reading Achievement New York, NY,: January 11, 2010 … Continue reading

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Pearson Foundation Invests $3 Million to Expand New Leaders for New Schools' Efforts to Transform Urban Schools

Donation to fund school reforms and research focused on shrinking the achievement gap. New York,: January 6, 2010 … Continue reading

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