On Wednesday 8 January, Pearson held a briefing for investors on its US School business. It's a year to the day since President Bush signed the 'No Child Left Behind' education Act, which he described as the cornerstone of his Administration. It is ushering in the biggest changes in federal education policy for more than 30 years.
Sandy Kress, former education adviser to President Bush and now an adviser to Pearson, outlined the policy framework for the Act, and what it means for schools and educators. Peter Jovanovich, Chief Executive of Pearson Education, spoke about how Pearson will benefit from the new opportunities created by the Act.
Transcript available here