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When the program to give iPads to every LAUSD student fell apart, the name Pearson kept popping up in the news. Pearson supplied the digital curriculum on those tablets.

The Big Business of Education

When the program to give iPads to every LAUSD student fell apart, the name Pearson kept popping up in the news. Pearson supplied the digital curriculum on those tablets.

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President Obama called for new legislation today aimed at protecting student data.

Protecting Student Data

President Obama called for new legislation today aimed at protecting student data.

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Everyone from the federal government to students agree that high quality teachers are a top priority of school reform.

Teacher "MoneyBall": Can Big Data Weed Out the Winners?

Everyone from the federal government to students agree that high quality teachers are a top priority of school reform.

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