Huntington Learning Center Partners With Fortune 500 Companies to Offer Education Support to Employees’ Families

ORADELL, N.J., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huntington Learning Center has announced that it will partner with Fortune 500 companies nationwide to provide in-person and virtual academic programs including the recently launched study hall, tutoring and test prep programs, homework help, and academic performance coach program to their employees’ families. This expanded business-to-business offering will allow companies to tap into Huntington’s proven learning methods and provide much-needed support to their employees, many of whom are struggling to manage a full-time workload with family obligations.

“Huntington Learning Center is a family-founded, family-run, and family-focused company. Since the onset of the pandemic, we’ve heard from thousands of parents that they need more resources, and we, like the Fortune 500 companies we’re partnering with, are rising to the occasion to help meet that demand,” said Anne Huntington, President of Huntington Learning Center. “With approximately 300 locations across the nation, we’re uniquely

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7 Education Stocks to Buy From Companies Embracing the New Normal

The pandemic has brought challenges to education. While the day-to-day world of academic life has turned on its head, several companies have not only adjusted to the “new normal,” but innovated to benefit from these new realities. Therefore today we’ll look at seven education stocks to buy that may be of interest to InvestorPlace readers.

There are potential long-term economic impacts from social distancing and other ongoing coronavirus-driven changes. Laura Gonzalez, Ph.D., associate professor of finance at California State University, Long Beach explains :

Employees are enjoying virtual meetings, which is a savings in work-travel expenses for corporations. Does that mean that the hotel, airline and car rental industries are bound to lose? Not necessarily. Online education for example is experiencing a growth that will lead to a richer tool box, and higher quality additional options going forward. Institutions and firms that understand the new normal and embrace the new

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Pearson Named to FORTUNE Change the World List of Most Admired Companies

HOBOKEN, N.J., Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pearson, the world’s learning company, today announced its inclusion on the 2020 FORTUNE “Change the World” list. FORTUNE’s annual “Change the World” list is intended to showcase the power of capitalism to improve the human condition by identifying companies that have made an important social or environmental impact through their profit-making strategy and operations. 

Pearson was selected for its work offering the GED high school equivalency credential across the globe, its recent social bond that raised funds to support Connections Academy virtual schools and other programs that support disadvantaged learners, and its work to expand access to the BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) vocational qualification certification for women in Africa.

“Pearson’s purpose is to help people make progress in their lives through learning and a key factor to achieve this is integrating a comprehensive social impact plan into our business

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