Pearson, the worldwide education company, invested $50 million into its Affordable Learning Fund, which supports education startups in developing countries.
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Ed-tech companies have voiced concerns that the president's data-privacy blueprint could derail innovation in the digital space.
January 09, 2015
During recent practice tests, students across Minnesota were unable to access Pearson's online testing portal due to an incompatibility with Apple's Safari browser.
January 02, 2015
The worldwide education company recently sold back its 5 percent stake in Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's struggling e-reader division, for nearly $28 million.
December 16, 2014
The multinational education company will work on redefining reading literacy, reviewing math and science, and a way to measure global competence, among other measures.
November 28, 2014
A review of field testing for the PARCC tests found that many school officials had frustrations student with the student- registration process and test-administration manuals.
November 18, 2014
Pearson's charitable arm, which settled a lawsuit last year that was focused on whether Pearson profited off of its nonprofit activities, will close at the end of the year.
October 23, 2014
HMH Labs will attempt to bring about educational innovation through the "experimentation. and rapid prototyping of new technology solutions."
October 16, 2014
An inspector general's report on the Los Angeles Unified School District's controversial purchase of iPads will not be released to the public.
October 03, 2014
An Education Week review of federally funded, common-core testing contracts shows McGraw-Hill/CTB, Pearson, and ETS winning the biggest deals.