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Pearson (NYSE: PSO) is the global leader in educational publishing, assessment, information and services, helping people of all ages to learn at their own pace, in their own way. For students preK-12, Pearson provides effective and innovative curriculum products in all available media, educational assessment and measurement for students and teachers, student information systems, and teacher professional development and certification programs. Our respected brands include Scott Foresman, Prentice Hall, SuccessMaker, Waterford, AGS, PowerSchool, Chancery SMS, SASI, Pearson Inform, Teachervision.com and many others. Our comprehensive offerings help inform targeted instruction and intervention so that success is within reach of every student. Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group.

Military Families to Benefit from "Now You're Thinking" Reading Campaign Image

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09-14-11

Military Families to Benefit from "Now You're Thinking" Reading Campaign

Readers everywhere can help make a difference in the lives of U.S. military families through the “Now You’re Thinking” online reading campaign from the Pearson Foundation and We Give Books.

From now through Sept...

Pearson Heads Media Sector in Sustainability Index Review for Fifth Consecutive Year Image

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09-08-11

Pearson Heads Media Sector in Sustainability Index Review for Fifth Consecutive Year

Pearson has been named the top company in the media sector for the fifth consecutive year in an annual review for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes, which measures economic, environmental and social performance in such areas as corporate governance, talent retention and engagement with externa...

Pearson Foundation Extends Multi-Year Commitment to Provide Regional and National Support for National Academy Foundation's Public High School Image

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07-21-11

Pearson Foundation Extends Multi-Year Commitment to Provide Regional and National Support for National Academy Foundation's Public High School

On the heels of President Barack Obama's call to build strong industry-led partnerships that will transform the American education system, the Pearson Foundation today announced details of a $900,000 grant to extend the professional development program for high school teache...

Pearson Foundation Announces 2011 Pearson Prize for Higher Education Image

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02-23-11

Pearson Foundation Announces 2011 Pearson Prize for Higher Education

The Pearson Foundation today announced the 2011 Pearson Prize for Higher Education, the award that recognizes and provides support to student leaders who are distinguishing themselves by leading public service efforts that give back to their local communities while completin...

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12-09-10

Pearson Awards International Youth Fellowships For Social Innovation

The Pearson Foundation today announced the first winners of the Pearson Fellowship for Social Innovation, awarded to the most outstanding social entrepreneurship projects developed by graduates of TakingITGlobal's Sprout e-course. The announcement was made at the 2010 World ...

Investigative Video Series Offers Real-Time Insight into Education Strengths of Top Performing Countries Image

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12-07-10

Investigative Video Series Offers Real-Time Insight into Education Strengths of Top Performing Countries

In conjunction with the release of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results today, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Pearson Foundation announced a new

Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation Launch 'We Give Books' to Help Donate One Million Books to Leading Literacy Campaigns Worldwide Image

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04-21-10

Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation Launch 'We Give Books' to Help Donate One Million Books to Leading Literacy Campaigns Worldwide

Penguin Group and the Pearson Foundation today announced the launch of We Give Books, a new digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the internet to put books in the hands of children who don't have them, simply by reading online. The free website gives...

Pearson Foundation Donates $1 million for Teacher Training at National Academy Foundation’s Public High School Academies Image

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07-09-09

Pearson Foundation Donates $1 million for Teacher Training at National Academy Foundation’s Public High School Academies

Phoenix, AZ. - July 8, 2009 - As the Obama administration continues to champion the critical importance of 21st century learning skills for America’s students, the Pearson Foundation today announced a $1 million grant-its second such donation in as many years-to provide high...

Pearson and Jumpstart Recognized as One of America's Best Business/Nonprofit Partnerships Image

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05-28-09

Pearson and Jumpstart Recognized as One of America's Best Business/Nonprofit Partnerships

CHICAGO, IL. - May 28, 2009 - Pearson and Jumpstart were honored today with the Cause Marketing Forum’s Halo Award, the industry standard for companies and causes that do well by doing good. The two founding partners of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Campaign were recogniz...

Pearson Foundation Supports Incoming LSU Biology Students With 21st Century Learning Tools Image

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05-11-09

Pearson Foundation Supports Incoming LSU Biology Students With 21st Century Learning Tools

BATON ROUGE, La., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pearson Foundation today announced plans to support, for the second year in a row, Louisiana State University's (LSU) Biology Intensive Orientation for Students (BIOS) program with scholarships and digital arts equipment. The 2009...

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