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Pearson and Booktrust Announce 2012 Booktime Titles for Annual Free Books ...
(3BL Media) May 3, 2012 - Booktrust and Pearson today announce the new titles for Booktime, which will give two free books to every child starting school in England and Wales in the 2012-13 school year.
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Test Errors Draw New Criticism
Over the past several weeks, a series of errors by test-maker Pearson PLC have come to light, ranging from typographical mistakes to a now-infamous nonsensical reading passage about a pineapple.
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Village revolts over multimillionaire couple's wind turbine plans
Dame Marjorie banked �9.6 million last year in her role as CEO of Pearson PLC, the world's largest book publisher, which owns Penguin Books and the Financial Times.
Villagers in revolt over plans by one of Britain's most powerful ...  Daily Mail
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Textbook Sales Likely to Rise on New Rules
Such publishers as Pearson PLC, McGraw-Hill Cos. and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt are marketing rewritten or revamped textbooks aligned with the new guidelines, called the Common Core State Standards.
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Pearson buys learning software maker GlobalEnglish for US$90 mln
The transaction still requires GlobalEnglish shareholder approval. Register here to be notified of future Pearson articles.
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Simon & Schuster settles e-book antitrust suit with state AGs
The defendants that refused to settle and deny wrongdoing are Apple and Macmillan Publishers (owned by Germany's Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck holding company), and Pearson PLC's Penguin Group. The move by Simon & Schuster follows ...
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Dashwood: Bankers brawl at City 'credit punch'
It acquired a major share in the London tourist attraction from publishing group Pearson in 1998 for �352m and upon exiting took a momento - a bronze mould of the superstar's famous posterior.
Statins 'could benefit healthy'
Jeremy Pearson, Associate Medical Director at the British Heart Foundation has told ITV News that a new study claiming that cholesterol-lowering drugs can also help healthy people could be helpful, but would not suggest "medicalising the whole country".
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Pure Gym in good shape for a sale
The business is run by Peter Roberts, former boss of the Golden Tulip hotel chain, and chaired by Sir Nick Pearson, a former director of Intercontinental Hotels.
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South Worcester flood rescue team
The South Worcester lifeguard Club has been awarded �72,500 from DEFRA's Flood Rescue National Enhancement Project fund to create a flood rescue team.
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