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Pearson’s quest to cover the planet in company-run schools

image of school in phillipine run by Pearson
Pearson would like to become education’s first major conglomerate, serving as the largest private provider of standardized tests, software, materials, and now the schools themselves. Some fear that Pearson’s privatized school chains, like APEC in the Philippines (above), abandon the world’s poorest and most vulnerable students. Photo credit: Pearson

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