Monday, May 6, 2013

UPDATE: David Green’s #TFA commentary @nytimes + End NJ Tax Subsidies for “Monster” Pearson – @ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTER

End NJ Tax Subsidies for High Stakes Testing “Monster” Pearson – @ THE CHALK FACE knows SCHOOLS MATTER:


Friend David Green’s #TFA commentary @nytimes comes at a good time


End NJ Tax Subsidies for High Stakes Testing “Monster” Pearson



 Pearson, Inc: Bad tax subsidies for bad education policies.

End NJ Tax Subsidies for High Stakes Testing Giant Pearson, Inc.
TUESDAY, May 14TH, 12:00PM
Hoboken River Ferry, 1401 Frank Sinatra Drive, Hoboken NJ
• End corporate welfare and fund our public schools!
• Protest tax subsidy ‘payoffs for layoffs’ to test publishing giant Pearson!
Governor Christie gave Pearson Education, Inc. an $80 million tax break to move offices from Bergen County to Hoboken, even though Pearson is making a killing off its high stakes testing contracts with states like New Jersey and New York. And what did Pearson do? They turned around and moved 650 jobs to New York, which is giving them millions more in additional tax breaks. The British-based multinational also took advantage of a Hurricane Sandy tax deferral to significantly lower its 2012 United States tax bill.
Pearson is one of the private companies that has profited most from the test-based 

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