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Parents of more than 4,000 Va. students given wrong testing results

Reporter(s)/Author(s): 
Michael Alison Chandler
Published on: 
Wed, 08/14/2013
Media Source: 
Washington Post

Pearson, the world’s largest education and testing company, provided incorrect scorecards for more than 4,000 students in Virginia who took an alternative assessment last school year.

FY 2012 Sources of Financial Support for Expenditures, Total Expenditures for Operations 1, 8 and Total Per Pupil Expenditures for Operations

Author(s): 
Virginia Department of Education
Published on: 
Tue, 05/07/2013

Va. lawmakers upset that publisher refuses to submit schoolbooks to state’s education department

Published on: 
Sat, 12/17/2011
Media Source: 
Washington Post

A year after Virginia overhauled its textbook approval process in an effort to cleanse classrooms of error-ridden books, one publisher is refusing to submit its scholarship to the state Department

Free Trips Raise Issues for Officials in Education

Published on: 
Sun, 10/09/2011
Media Source: 
New York Times

Since 2008, the Pearson Foundation, the nonprofit arm of one of the nation’s largest educational publishers, has financed free international trips — some have called them junkets — for education co

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