Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources
MAY 16, 2016
Few corporate brand names in education are as recognizable, and as polarizing, as Pearson, the giant education provider whose reach extends to virtual schools, testing, language training and an array of other areas. Many educators these days see Pearson as the embodiment of commercial businesses’ continued push to turn profits from public schools. Pearson officials have been talking about shifting away from being identified as simply a publishing company for years now.