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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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Pearson Is Everywhere: Pearson and Gates Edition

Welcome back to another edition of Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time we looked at Pearson’s staggeringly large profits, including profits made from the testing of our children.

Today, we look at related topics and the ties between the Gates Foundation and Pearson. In particular, the formation of the Digital Promise League.

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Pearson Is Everywhere: Big Profits From Tests

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Last time we looked at who was writing the Common Core tests produced by Pearson. Today we’re looking at the massive profits Pearson is making from these tests.

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Pearson Is Everywhere: Who Writes These Tests, Anyhow?

Welcome Back to another installment of Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time, we talked about the The ‘Turn Around’ Schools Program. Today, we’re taking a look at job opportunities at Pearson. In particular, test writers. Continue reading

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Pearson Is Everywhere: The ‘Turn Around’ Schools Program

Welcome to another installment of Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time, we looked at the Pearson “Boss” app, which tracks your child’s engagement level in the classroom and can be purchased on Itunes.

Today, we’re looking at the ‘Turn Around’ Schools program. Continue reading

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Pearson Is Everywhere: The “Boss” App

Welcome to another installment of Pearson Is Everywhere!

Last time, we looked at Pearson and Raptor Technologies teaming up to incorporate visitor tracking into Powerschool. Today, we’re looking at Pearson’s app “BOSS”. Continue reading

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