John Deasy has ordered the rebidding of a massive technology contract awarded to Apple and Pearson, following questions of favoritism in the bidding process.
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July 31, 2014
Pearson reported a sales decline of 6.5% in the first half of 2014. CEO John Fallon is hopeful that restructuring costs and job cuts will position the company for future growth in 2015 and beyond.
July 31, 2014
The American Institutes for Research is seeking to break up a potentially big Common Core testing contract that it says was improperly bundled and skewed to favor Pearson.
July 16, 2014
A pair of ed-tech accelerators each choose 10 companies from a pool of more than 700 startup applicants.
July 10, 2014
The American Institutes for Research has reached out to PARCC to try to resolve a dispute over a lucrative, and controversial, common-core testing contract awarded to Pearson.
July 03, 2014
New Mexico's state purchasing agent, Lawrence O. Maxwell, has denied a protest of a major common-core testing contract that was filed by the American Institutes for Research.
June 25, 2014
The American Institutes for Research, in its protest over a common-core testing contract, argues that Pearson and PARCC are behaving like "business partners."
June 20, 2014
New Mexico state officials describe a protest over a major common-core testing contract by the American Institutes for Research as "frivolous," in a filing with the state purchasing director.
June 10, 2014
Companies that provide digital education for K-12 schools should undergo the same accountability as educators and administrators, say the authors of a new book.
June 03, 2014
New Mexico officials have set a June 18 deadline to receive arguments in a protest filed by the American Institutes for Research over a major contract for common-core testing.