Sponsored: After successful Legislative tenure, Kevin Pearson seeks new opportunity on Public Service Commission | Sponsored: Kevin Pearson

Editor’s Note

This article is paid for by Kevin Pearson, candidate for the Louisiana Public Service Commission.

Throughout his life, Kevin Pearson has been active in his community. He was president of the Slidell Rotary Club and a board member of the East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce, Florida Parishes Juvenile Detention Center and Leadership Northshore. But he had never truly considered politics until 2007.

That year, Pearson’s daughter was a high school senior who had her eye on attending LSU. Pearson was proud, but he knew Louisiana ranked at the bottom of most national lists that ranked education, the economy and quality of life.

“I just kept thinking that my daughter was going to go to LSU, get a degree and then move to Texas to get a job,” Pearson recalled. “We were seeing it time and time again. We provide a good education, then that person moves to

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Education professor elected to Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Maryanne Wolf, distinguished professor of education and director of the UCLA Center for Dyslexia, Diverse Learners and Social Justice, has been elected a permanent member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, a body of 80 scientists from around the world.

With this appointment, the Vatican recognizes Wolf’s work in applying science to education, in tandem with Pope Francis’ expressed goal of utilizing science to improve the lives of the world’s impoverished populations, particularly children. Wolf is one of a very few women who are members of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and one of only several academicians directly applying neuroscience to global issues in education.

Prior to arriving at UCLA, Wolf was the John DiBiaggio Professor of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University, and the director of the Center for Reading and Language Development in the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development. She is affiliated with the

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Lester B. Pearson School Board elections set for Nov. 1

Editor’s note: The scheduled Nov. 1 school board elections in the English school system are being postponed because of the pandemic, Premier François Legault announced Wednesday.

a man standing on a sidewalk: Chris Eustace, a retired teacher, is running again to become chairman of the Lester B. Pearson School Board.

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Chris Eustace, a retired teacher, is running again to become chairman of the Lester B. Pearson School Board.


Two former teachers are vying to become the next chair of the Lester B. Pearson School Board.

But the comparisons end there for Judy Kelley and Chris Eustace, the candidates in the Nov. 1 school board election.

While Kelley is a strong proponent of the current school board structure, Eustace favours the Coalition Avenir Québec’s plan, under Bill 40, to scrap school boards and replace them with service centres.

Eustace, who taught at Pierrefonds Comprehensive High School for 34 years, also ran for the chair position in 2014 but lost to incumbent Suanne Stein Day , who later resigned under a

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Pearson launches online platform to help students for English language exams

New Delhi, Oct 7 (PTI) Learning company Pearson on Wednesday launched an online platform to help students prepare for English language exams.

The platform ‘Pearson Classroom’ will provide institutes/schools with teacher management, student enrolments, timetabling, fully online or in-classroom teaching tools, activity and course creation, the company said in a statement.

‘Tens of thousands of students appear for high stake English language tests every year in order to realise their dreams of an overseas education. Given the current situation, educational institutes need to be accustomed with online resources that can deliver a one-stop solution for high stakes English exam preparation,’ it said.

 ‘To bridge this gap, Pearson Classroom will not only assist students with practice, assessments and mock tests but also help teachers overcome the challenges of online delivery with quality teaching and learning content, proven methodologies, and skill-building,’ the statement added.

The platform is powered by E2Language, a popular

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Toronto Pearson Enhances Commitment to Healthy Airport by Partnering with CleanSlate UV

TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2020 /CNW/ — Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), which operates and maintains Toronto Pearson, is excited to announce the deployment of a new technology as part of their “Healthy Airport” commitment. The GTAA will be installing CleanSlate UV Sanitizers, an innovative technology that uses hospital-grade UV light to sanitize objects like cell phones, wallets, keys and other potential germ-carrying items commonly found in airports.

“The Greater Toronto Airports Authority is committed to a science-based approach that prioritizes the health and wellbeing of passengers and airport workers. That starts with using proven technology and expertise, backed by a record of success in the healthcare field,” said Deborah Flint, President and CEO, GTAA. “CleanSlate’s UV technology is another valuable layer of protection in our Healthy Airport transformation, maintaining our commitment to stringent hygiene and sanitation protocols.”

“We are excited to be a part of the GTAA’s innovative

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Private Tutoring Market in US Will Showcase Positive Impact During 2020-2024 | Emphasis on STEM Education to Boost the Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the private tutoring market in US and it is poised to grow by USD 6.26 billion during 2020-2024, progressing at a CAGR of over 6% during the forecast period. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s in-depth research has all your needs covered as our research reports include all foreseeable market scenarios, including pre- & post-COVID-19 analysis. We offer $1000 worth of FREE customization

The market is fragmented, and the degree of fragmentation will accelerate during the forecast period. Chegg Inc., Club Z! Inc., Growing Stars Inc.,

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Abandoned City Construction Project Bars Off Brooklyn Schoolyard

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN — Feeling anxious about sending her third-grader back to class amid a pandemic, Martha Pearson got a bit of relief in August when New York City gave the go-ahead for schools to hold class outside.

There was just one problem — half the outdoor space at her daughter’s school had been turned into a fenced-off construction site.

“Those announcements were kind of on the heels of each other, like, ‘You can do outdoor schooling, but there’s this,'” Pearson said, recalling an August note from P.S. 9’s principal about the schoolyard construction. “So, how is our outdoor space going to work?”

The anxiety only got worse when Pearson and other parents were told that a massive hole dug for the project — started to fix stormwater issues — wouldn’t be going anywhere anytime soon.

Despite only starting the work in August, the city had paused nearly all non-emergency

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Goodwin Aademy teacher Kirsty Gaythwaite wins silver in Outstanding New Teacher of the Year category of Pearson National Teaching Awards

A surprise tea party was laid on for a Dealteacher who has earned accolade for her commitment to changing the lives of the children she works with.

Kirsty Gaythwaite received her silver award in the Outstanding New Teacher of the Year category of the Pearson National Teaching Awards.

Goodwin Academy teacher Kirsty Gaythwaite bumps elbows with principal Simon Smith in celebration of receiving a silver award in the Outstanding New Teacher of the Year category of the Pearson National Teaching Awards
Goodwin Academy teacher Kirsty Gaythwaite bumps elbows with principal Simon Smith in celebration of receiving a silver award in the Outstanding New Teacher of the Year category of the Pearson National Teaching Awards

Selected from thousands of nominations, the Goodwin Academy teacher is one of just 76 silver award winners across the country.

She is now in with a chance of winning just 14 gold awards later in the year, in a programme which will be broadcast on the BBC.

Ms Gaythwaite initially joined the school as a learning support assistant to help vulnerable pupils, but was quickly identified as having a

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Technical and Vocational Education Market Potential Growth,

The Technical and Vocational Education Market research report  includes Market Size, Upstream Situation, Market Segmentation, Technical and Vocational Education Market Segmentation, Price & Cost And Industry Environment. In addition, the report outlines the factors driving industry growth and the description of market channels. The Technical and Vocational Education Market profile also contains descriptions of the leading topmost manufactures/players like (CfPA, City & Guilds, Learndirect, Pearson) which including Capacity, Production, Price, Revenue, Cost, Gross, Gross Margin, Growth Rate, Import, Export, Technical and Vocational Education Market Share and Technological Developments. It covers Regional Segment Analysis, Type, Application, Major Manufactures, Technical and Vocational Education Industry Chain Analysis, Competitive Insights and Macroeconomic Analysis.

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Distributors, Dealers, Suppliers, and Manufacturers
Major Service Providers, Huge Corporates and

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