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    Jumpstart and Pearson Foundation Announce Fourth Annual Read for the Record Campaign Image

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    05-06-09

    Jumpstart and Pearson Foundation Announce Fourth Annual Read for the Record Campaign

    MINNEAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- On October 8, more than one million children and adults are expected to team up with a single "Hungry Caterpillar" to help break a world record and draw attention to the early education crisis affecting millions of at-risk young children he...

    The Pearson Foundation Congratulates Author Greg Mortenson and His Pennies for Peace Organization for Receiving The Mom’s Choice Awards Image

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    04-15-09

    The Pearson Foundation Congratulates Author Greg Mortenson and His Pennies for Peace Organization for Receiving The Mom’s Choice Awards

    NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin, coauthors of Penguin's best-selling Three Cups of Tea, have been selected as The Mom's Choice Awards' Authors of the Year, and Mortenson's Pennies for Peace has been recognized as Volunteer Organizatio...

    Pearson Foundation and By Kids For Kids Announce Digital Arts Challenge Winner Image

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    03-11-09

    Pearson Foundation and By Kids For Kids Announce Digital Arts Challenge Winner

    STAMFORD, Conn., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pearson Foundation and By Kids For Kids (BKFK) today announced that Alyssa Hansen, 15, of Irvine, California won the Digital Arts Challenge's Grand Prize of $10,000 for her graphic novel, "The GUARDians." As part of her "C...

    Pearson Foundation and National Education Association Foundation Celebrate Award-Winning Teachers Through Student-Created Short Films Image

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    03-04-09

    Pearson Foundation and National Education Association Foundation Celebrate Award-Winning Teachers Through Student-Created Short Films

    WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Illinois high school teacher Joseph Fatheree received the $25,000 NEA Member Benefits Award for Teaching Excellence at the annual NEA Foundation Gala in Washington, D.C. on Feb. 6, 2009. Presented by the Pearson Foundation and the National...

    Pearson Foundation President Mark Nieker Selected as NEA Foundation Ambassador Image

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    03-02-09

    Pearson Foundation President Mark Nieker Selected as NEA Foundation Ambassador

    WASHINGTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pearson Foundation president Mark Nieker has been selected as one of the leaders from business, education, philanthropy, and government to serve as NEA Foundation 40th Anniversary Ambassadors. These 35 Ambassadors will spend 200...

    The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and Pearson Foundation Highlight Transformative Role of Technology in K-12 Education Image

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    02-25-09

    The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) and Pearson Foundation Highlight Transformative Role of Technology in K-12 Education

    WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Learning to Change/Changing to Learn: Student Voices, a new video public service announcement launched today from the Pearson Foundation and The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN), spotlights students as they share their though...

    PeaceJam and The Pearson Foundation's Global Call to Action Challenge: Winning School Welcomes Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum Image

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    02-20-09

    PeaceJam and The Pearson Foundation's Global Call to Action Challenge: Winning School Welcomes Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum

    DENVER, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchu Tum, the world famous advocate for peace and human rights, will visit the Grand Prize winning team of the Global Call to Action Challenge, co-sponsored by PeaceJam and The Pearson Foundation. The Global Ca...

    David Korten urges Citizens to Declare their Independence from Wall Street in order to Build a New and Sustainable Economy Image

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    02-09-09

    David Korten urges Citizens to Declare their Independence from Wall Street in order to Build a New and Sustainable Economy

    Today's economic crisis is the worst since the Great Depression. However, as David C. Korten argues in Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth, the steps being taken to address it-including pouring trillions of dollars into bailouts for the Wall Street institutions that created ...
    'Letters to the Next President: The Video Campaign' Encourages Teen Filmmakers to Address Obama Administration Image

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    02-03-09

    'Letters to the Next President: The Video Campaign' Encourages Teen Filmmakers to Address Obama Administration

    BERKELEY, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Letters to the Next President: The Video Campaign, sponsored by the Pearson Foundation and the National Writing Project (NWP), encourages filmmakers ages 13"“18, with the support of their teachers, to voice their points of v...

    Students' Cautionary Views of Global Warming and Water Pollution Take Top Honors in Pearson Foundation and Nokia's Mobile Learning Institute Earth Day Challenge Image

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    01-22-09

    Students' Cautionary Views of Global Warming and Water Pollution Take Top Honors in Pearson Foundation and Nokia's Mobile Learning Institute Earth Day Challenge

    ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A visually arresting look at the plight of the Polar Bears, and a fact-filled journey through the deterioration of our water supply, earned Grand Prize awards in the 2008 Mobile Learning Institute Earth Day Challenge, sponsored by The P...

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