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Pearson Is Everywhere: PARCC Online Results Significantly Lower Than Paper and Pencil

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The PARCC is mainly given online. However it is also given using pencil and paper. A new report finds that those using pencil and paper scored significantly higher than those taking it online according to a report discussed at EdWeek. Continue reading

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Pearson Is Everywhere: PARCC Contract Stays Alive In New Mexico

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Today, we have an update on the lawsuit filed by American Institutes for Research (AIR) against New Mexico that claimed there was bid rigging involved with the award of the Common Core testing contract to Pearson. Continue reading

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Pearson Is Everywhere: Data Security Worries

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Last time we looked at Protests, Financial Advice and Powerschool.

Today, we find that Pearson is worried about the security of their data. Continue reading

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Pearson Is Everywhere: Protests, Financial Advice and Powerschool

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The last installment was back in May when the Minnesota test was hacked. Much has happened in the world of Pearson since then. This will be a round-up of sorts. Continue reading

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Pearson Is Everywhere: MN Tests Get Hacked Edition

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Last time, we saw that Over 175k Opted Out of Pearson PARCC in NY.

Today, we’re looking at Minnesota’s tests being hacked, causing the testing to be temporarily canceled. The attack was a DDoS (denial of service) attack.

KEEP READING… SEE THE NC CONNECTION…. Continue reading

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Pearson Is Everywhere: Over 175k Opt Out of Pearson PARCC in NY

Welcome back to another installment of Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time, we looked at Pearson getting dumped by LAUSD in California.

Today, we get a look at the over 175,000 students who opted out of the Common Core PARCC test, which is created and written by Pearson.

Not only did droves of students opt out, there are reports of horrifyingly bad test questions.

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Pearson Is Everywhere: Dumped By LA School District

Welcome back to another edition of Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time we looked at Pearson’s cozy relationship with the Gates Foundation.

Today, we look at LA Unifed School District’s decision to dump Pearson’s iPad software like a bad habit.

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