Daily Archives: October 6, 2017
In the high-stakes world of American education, Pearson makes money even when its results don’t measure up. C. If You reside outside of the US and Canada or have registered to use a Website provided by a Pearson company doing business outside of the US and Canada, this Agreement shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of England, without giving effect to its conflict of law principles.
Examine and analyze the protagonist and antagonist motivations in the story, going beyond the hero and the villain, look for 5 important similarities and differences in the character’s mood, feelings, attitudes, thoughts, viewpoints, biases, and perspectives.
Across the country, Pearson sold the Los Angeles Unified School District an online curriculum that it described as revolutionary — but that had not yet been completed, much less tested across a large district, before the LAUSD agreed to spend an estimated $135 million …Read More
A couple of years ago, I did an webinar on innovative library programming to promote summer reading. They claim that a recent audit revealed that the price of one their textbooks, Fundamentals of Investing, rose 140% from 2000 to 2011 (from $108 a copy to $260), yet, due to a range of alleged accounting tricks, their royalties over the same period remained virtually stagnant.” Gitman and Joehnk claim they are owed roughly $470,000 in additional royalties in total, and that their fellow Pearson authors are likely owed millions more.
They are supported by United Opt Out National , a website that organized a campaign and petition drive to boycott Pearson evaluations of students, student teachers, and teachers. The company has reaped the benefits: Half its $8 billion in annual global sales comes from its North American education division.
The latent function of the behavior is the effect or result that …Read More