Shareholders of Pearson PLC Reject Proposed Resolution

Shareholders of Pearson PLC Reject Proposed Resolution

April 29, 2016

Shareholders of Pearson PLC, the world’s largest education company, “overwhelmingly rejected” a resolution that “sought a six-month business review of Pearson’s policies, including its ‘support of high-stakes testing.’” AFT said that parents opting out of Pearson-supported tests are one reason the company needs to shift gears and help states reform testing policies in light of the ESSA that gives them greater flexibility over education policy. Read more here.