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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.
$140M Certiport Buy Stretches Pearson's Assessment Arm
Law360, New York (May 16, 2012, 4:40 PM ET) -- Pearson PLC, the world's biggest testing and education publishing company, has paid $140 million to Spire Capital Partners LLC for online certification exam provider Certiport Inc. in a bid to further ...
Pearson VUE Acquires Certiport  PR Newswire (press release)
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.
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
FTSE CLOSE: Market steadies in positive territory as bank shares rise
Man Group enjoyed a much-needed rally at the top the blue-chip risers board after the hedge fund operator announced the acquisition of a research and investment specialist with $8billion of funds under management.
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.
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".
Pearson buys learning software maker GlobalEnglish for US$90 mln
... countries and has product development offices in California's Silicon Valley, India and Korea. The transaction still requires GlobalEnglish shareholder approval.
Bradford leader ousted by Galloway's Respect Party
George Galloway's Respect Party has delivered another knockout blow to Labour in Bradford, defeating the party leader Ian Greenwood.
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.