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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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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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Pearson buys Certiport to expand testing business
LONDON (Reuters) - British education and publishing group Pearson (PSON.L) has bought Certiport, which provides testing and certification services for leading IT companies, for $140 million (87.8 million pounds) in cash from Spire Capital Partners, it ...
Pearson VUE Acquires Certiport  PR Newswire (press release)
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Privatizing Learning
Pearson is an organization that has made a long-term commitment - and a very significant investment - to endeavor to serve public education.
Black cab's world road trip
Three university friends are back from a 15-month long record-breaking journey around the world in a black cab. It has taken them 450 days and if it been on a taxi metered it would have cost them �80,000.
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Mum turned down operation to save baby
A young woman from Nottingham has described how she refused life-saving treatment for cancer to save her unborn baby. Doctors advised Dani Jackson from Aspley to have an abortion so theycould operate to remove a tumour from her lung.
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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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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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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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Torch bearers of tomorrow grab flame of inspiration
He was a co-founder of CSR plc which listed on the London Stock Exchange in March 2004, became a FTSE 250 company in July of the same year, and is now Europe's largest fabless semiconductor company.