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    International Summit Tackles Financial Literacy for Underserved Image

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    12-05-07

    International Summit Tackles Financial Literacy for Underserved

    New Delhi, INDIA - December 5, 2007 - Policy-makers, practitioners and advocates from 30 countries are gathering in New Delhi, India today and tomorrow for the Citi-FT Financial Education Summit 2007, the most significant international conference ever held to discuss ways to...

    Legendary Performer Garth Brooks to Play Los Angeles to Raise Money for the Recent Fire Victims and for the Future of Fire Fighting in the State of California Image

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    11-29-07

    Legendary Performer Garth Brooks to Play Los Angeles to Raise Money for the Recent Fire Victims and for the Future of Fire Fighting in the State of California

    LOS ANGELES, November 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Having been approached by California state elected officials as well as civic leaders from areas affected by recent wildfires, music superstar Garth Brooks has agreed to perform a benefit concert to raise money for the recent fire vic...

    Corporate Watchdog Radio Podcasts to be Carried by CSRwire.com's New Multimedia Web Section Image

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    10-24-07

    Corporate Watchdog Radio Podcasts to be Carried by CSRwire.com's New Multimedia Web Section

    AMHERST, MA - October 24, 2007 - If you think corporations have the power to steer us toward sustainability or drive us into the proverbial ditch, then Corporate Watchdog Radio is required listening! Now, tw...

    BKFK and Pearson Foundation Launch the "Digital Arts Challenge" Winner To Take Home $10,000 Image

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    10-09-07

    BKFK and Pearson Foundation Launch the "Digital Arts Challenge" Winner To Take Home $10,000

    STAMFORD, CT - October 9, 2007 - By Kids For Kids (BKFK) and the Pearson Foundation (LSE: PSON; NYSE: PSO) today announced the "Digital Arts Challenge," a nationwide digital arts competition created to recognize and reward exceptional young storytellers who make use of digit...

    USO Helps Pearson Set New Record In Global Reading Campaign Image

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    09-28-07

    USO Helps Pearson Set New Record In Global Reading Campaign

    ARLINGTON, VA - September 28, 2007 - The USO partnered with Pearson to help families of service members serving in Iraq and Afghanistan take part in Jumpstart's Read for the Record 2007 Campaign, which set a new world record for the number of people reading the same book on ...

    Pearson Helps Break World Record for Largest Shared Reading Experience Image

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    09-21-07

    Pearson Helps Break World Record for Largest Shared Reading Experience

    NEW YORK, NY - September 21, 2007 - Pearson people helped set a new world record yesterday for the largest "shared reading experience" as part of Jumpstart's Read for the Record 2007, breaking the world record for the number of people reading the same book on a single day. ...

    Global Reading Campaign Makes History While Raising Awareness and Funding for Early Education in Low-Income Communities Image

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    09-21-07

    Global Reading Campaign Makes History While Raising Awareness and Funding for Early Education in Low-Income Communities

    NEW YORK - September 21, 2007 - The Pearson Foundation helped make history yesterday as hundreds of thousands of children and adults read the classic The Story of Ferdinand across the U.S. and in Latin America. The reading campaign raised more than $1 million for the...

    Follett Book Stores Across the Country Partner with The Pearson Foundation to Support National Reading Campaign Image

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    09-20-07

    Follett Book Stores Across the Country Partner with The Pearson Foundation to Support National Reading Campaign

    WOODBRIDGE, IL - SEPTEMBER 20, 2007 - Today, Follett Higher Education Group bookstores along with the Pearson Foundation, made history joining hundreds of thousands of children and adults across the country to break the world record for the number of people reading the same ...

    Global Reading Campaign Makes History While Raising Money and Awareness for Early Education in Low-Income Communities Image

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    09-20-07

    Global Reading Campaign Makes History While Raising Money and Awareness for Early Education in Low-Income Communities

    NEW YORK, NY - September 20, 2007 - Jumpstart's Read for the Record campaign made history today by breaking a world record for the second year in a row with an early morning kick-off on Rockefeller Plaza with NBC's TODAY Show hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira participatin...

    Early Education Campaign to Make History as Americans Read the Same Book on the Same Day Image

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    09-14-07

    Early Education Campaign to Make History as Americans Read the Same Book on the Same Day

    NEW YORK, NY - September 14, 2007 - Jumpstart's Read for the Record campaign kicks off its second annual reading campaign with the official 2007 campaign book, The Story of Ferdinand, hitting retailers’ shelves today (books are available at Toys "R" Us, American Eagle...

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