PowerSchool, a student information system that Pearson says is the most widely used student information system in the United States, will leave the company's fold.
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June 18, 2015
June 05, 2015
The "conundrum" for the publishing industry is how to create materials aligned with the common core at a time when the standards are subject to fierce political pushback.
June 05, 2015
Three ed-tech companies raised $3.5 million while a new Pearson Education partnership aims to connect the classroom to the real world through public radio.
May 21, 2015
Sandbox Partners is buying the Family Education Network, a Pearson "edu-tainment" platform, for an undisclosed amount.
May 14, 2015
For the second time in two months, Minnesota has stopped testing because of distributed denial-of-service attacks, and Pearson's system was disrupted.
May 07, 2015
California state board officials have approved a $240 million assessment contract for ETS, despite complaints from a rival vendor.
May 04, 2015
McGraw-Hill Education could become a public company later this year, according to a report from Reuters. Rivals Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Pearson are both public now.
April 17, 2015
The Securities and Exchange Commission has asked the district whether it properly disclosed how bond funds would be used for the school system's Apple contract.
April 16, 2015
In the latest twist in the LAUSD's troubled, large-scale purchase of iPads across its schools, the district is demanding a "divorce" between Apple and Pearson.
April 10, 2015
Pearson is asking California officials to re-bid a testing contract, potentially worth a quarter of billion dollars, calling the decision to award the deal to ETS illegal, arbitrary and capricious.