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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.

    Film Featuring Latino Superintendents and Administrators Advocates Value of Networking, Advocacy, and Mentoring for Student Performance Image

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    11-20-08

    Film Featuring Latino Superintendents and Administrators Advocates Value of Networking, Advocacy, and Mentoring for Student Performance

    SAN DIEGO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In Familia: Action, Support, and Leadership, a new short film from The Pearson Foundation, Latino educators from some of California's largest school districts and the California Dept. of Education discuss their ongoing commitment to helping...

    Report and Recommendations for Education Policy Leaders, From The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), Says World’s Educators Should Learn From Singapore’s Success in Science and Math Image

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    11-20-08

    Report and Recommendations for Education Policy Leaders, From The Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), Says World’s Educators Should Learn From Singapore’s Success in Science and Math

    AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report from the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) and the Pearson Foundation identifies key factors in Singapore's success in teaching science and mathematics and recommends that educators around the world extend and ...

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    11-05-08

    Teachers-In-Training Make A Difference To Young Children In Need

    DALLAS, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifteen recent college graduates dedicated to making a difference in the lives of young children have been accepted into the 2008-2010 class of Pearson Teacher Fellows, working with Jumpstart, a national nonprofit organization, to teach prescho...

    America's Children Break Reading World Record Image

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    10-03-08

    America's Children Break Reading World Record

    NEW YORK, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Children across the country made history yesterday participating in the third annual Jumpstart's Read for the Record(R) Campaign. An early morning reading with NBC's TODAY Show co-host Matt Lauer featured a special White House reading with Fi...

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    10-02-08

    Fordham University Joins Digital Arts Alliance

    BRONX, N.Y., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pearson Foundation announced today that Fordham University has joined the Digital Arts Alliance, the consortium that promotes digital arts K-12 education through fully funded and staffed programs delivered directly to schools and commu...

    The Pearson Foundation Partners with College Bookstores Across the Country to Support Global Reading Campaign Image

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    10-01-08

    The Pearson Foundation Partners with College Bookstores Across the Country to Support Global Reading Campaign

    BOSTON, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Pearson Foundation is preparing to set a new world record for the largest shared reading experience and raise funds for early education in low-income communities as part of Jumpstart's Read for the Record(R). This year, national c...

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    09-30-08

    Global Reading Campaign Reaches Soldiers and Their Families at Home and Abroad

    NEW YORK Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- -- United Through Reading(R) and the USO today announced partnerships with the Pearson Foundation -- the Sponsor and Founding Partner of Jumpstart's Read for the Record Campaign(R) -- to expand the reach of this year's Campaign to ...

    Global Reading Campaign Raises Awareness for Early Education in Low-Income Communities  Image

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    09-15-08

    Global Reading Campaign Raises Awareness for Early Education in Low-Income Communities

    NEW YORK, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jumpstart's Read for the Record(R) Campaign is preparing to set a new world record for the largest shared reading experience and raise funds for early education in low-income communities. Jumpstart and the Pearson Foundation ann...

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    09-11-08

    Pearson Honored as 2008 Education Partner of the Year

    BOSTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boston Business Journal (BBJ) has honored Pearson, the global leader in educational publishing and technology, as Education Partner of the Year for its partnership with Jumpstart, a Boston nonprofit specializing in early education. The aw...

    PeaceJam, Penguin, and Pearson Foundation Announce Global Call to Action Challenge  Image

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    09-08-08

    PeaceJam, Penguin, and Pearson Foundation Announce Global Call to Action Challenge

    LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Young people today want to take action to change the world. At the PeaceJam Global Conference at Loyola Marymount University on September 11-13, 2008, PeaceJam, Penguin Young Readers Group, and the Pearson Foundation will announce a new i...

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