With ever increasing demands on time and resources, today’s faculty and students want greater value, innovation and relevance in products designed to meet their goals. Pearson Education was rebranded to Pearson in 2011 and split into an International and a North American division. Despite the poor performance of the company, senior executives will still enjoy splitting £55m in bonus and incentive payments as Pearson reached some goals including profit targets.
In 2014, Pearson Education won a major Common-Core testing contract through the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. This admission deals a blow to the vision that CEO John Fallon, and his predecessor Marjorie Scardino, held for transforming Pearson into a digital empire.
To this end, the company is testing academic, financial, and technological models for fully privatized education on the world’s poor. Though it still owns the Financial Times and Penguin Random House publishing, Pearson now focuses on education. Pearson states that the only thing he did was to drive drunk and when he is told he did not stop at a checkpoint, he claims he never saw it.
As of February 29, 2012, she held 12,927 shares of Pearson stock valued at $240,000. ESEA – Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the federal law that governs education, includes the NCLB accountability provisions. When we see bibliographies featuring books such as Iraq: a Country Study or Libya Since Independence with publication dates of 1998 or earlier, it raises questions.
Relying on just one source of information is not very effective and some books are better than others for particular topic areas. The contract requires Pearson to develop and deliver testing materials, report and analyze results, and develop individual state performance standards, Accessed 04/06/17.