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Friday, December 13, 2013
By Yasmeen Khan
The foundation arm of the education publishing giant Pearson will pay $7.7 million after the New York attorney general's office accused the non-profit group of developing for-profit products aligned to the Common Core.
Wednesday, May 02, 2012
State education officials have again tossed out a question on the standardized tests after finding that errors by Pearson, the test-maker, made the problem virtually impossible for students to solve.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
This year has brought a heightened level of scrutiny to the state math and reading exams, as teachers and principals give the tests fresh consideration, knowing that under the new statewide teacher evaluation system and with schools in danger of being closed for poor performance, they could lose their jobs if students do poorly.
Thursday, December 22, 2011
In the news on Thursday, the state attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, is investigating whether the Pearson Foundation, the nonprofit arm of Pearson Education, acted improperly to influence New York State officials to obtain lucrative state contracts when it paid for trips and other perks.