Pearson is poised to maintain its position within the new era of exams aligned to the Common Core tutorial standards. It holds the contract to manage and score the exams that will be used by 10 states within the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers consortium. The PARCC contract is price a minimal of $138 million to Pearson this 12 months and could ultimately be price many tons of of millions extra. The applications have grown quickly since Pearson launched them in 2010; as of fall 2014, 10,000 students were enrolled, though that’s nonetheless short of projections.
In May 2012, students and lecturers in the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus School of Education launched a national marketing campaign difficult the compelled implementation of Teacher Per...Read More