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Pearson Education is an education publishing and assessment service to schools and corporations, as well as directly to students.  Pearson is also the parent company of the following brands: Addison-Wesley, Peachpit, Cisco Press, and more.

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2nd Amendment
Pearson Education is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, the Center for American Progress (CAP), which is against national concealed carry, Accessed 04/06/17.

Environment
Pearson Education has pledged to continue to support the Paris agreement despite the U.S. withdrawal, Accessed 06/12/17.
Pearson Education is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports a carbon tax, Accessed 04/06/17.

Marriage
Pearson received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on marriage here, Accessed 04/06/17.
Pearson Education is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which applauded the Supreme Court decision overturning bans on same-sex marriage, Accessed 04/06/17.

Life
Pearson Education is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports abortion as an equal right for women, Accessed 04/06/17.

Education
Pearson Education has developed resources for school districts and teachers to push the implementation of the Common Core State Standards, Accessed 04/06/17.
In 2014, Pearson Education won a major Common-Core testing contract through the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. The contract requires Pearson to develop and deliver testing materials, report and analyze results, and develop individual state performance standards, Accessed 04/06/17.
The Pearson Charitable Foundation was closed in November of 2014 for using foundation funds to develop Common Core products. Before it was shut down, it funded the National Education Association, which also advocates for Common Core, Accessed 04/06/17.
Pearson Education is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which supports the implementation of Common Core and calls it “American as Apple Pie,” and is opposed to school choice, Accessed 04/06/17.

Immigration
Pearson Education is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which opposed state legislation prohibiting the creation of sanctuary cities and support sanctuary cities overall, Accessed 04/06/17.

Religious Liberty
Pearson Education received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index. See more on HRC’s position on religious liberty here, Accessed 04/06/17.
Pearson Education is a corporate supporter of the liberal think tank, CAP, which is opposed to religious liberty and RFRA laws, Accessed 04/06/17.

Pearson Education Brands Include:
Addison-Wesley, Benjamin Cummings, Peachpit, Heinemann, Cisco Press, Smarthinking, eCollege