Pearson wins ECS award for commitment to education
Pearson is the first education company to be awarded the Education Commission of the States (ECS) Corporate Award for sustained commitment to and investment in improving public education. The award will be presented by Kathleen Sebelius, Governor of Kansas and chair of the ECS National Forum, the leading event in the US for state policymakers and education professionals to share ideas and discuss education issues. Pearson supports education-focused projects in classrooms and communities worldwide, partnering with nonprofit and public interest organisations. Mark Nieker, president of the Pearson Foundation said: "Helping people learn is behind everything we do. For us, the business of education encompasses reaching out to others, supporting projects in local communities, and making a difference whenever we can."
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