The office of the attorney general, Eric T. Schneiderman, issued subpoenas this week to the foundation and to Pearson Education searching for documents and information related to their actions with state training officials, together with at the least 4 training conferences — in London, Helsinki, Singapore and Rio de Janeiro — since 2008, in keeping with folks accustomed to the investigation. The move comes as the number of Texans signing as much as take the GED has plummeted since Pearson rolled out its new pc-based only GED examination in 2014. The firm used its nonprofit basis—led primarily by Pearson executives—to pay for schooling leaders to take expensive journeys to such locations as Rio de Janeiro, Singapore, and Helsinki as they have been considering hiring Pearson to develop the materials for their states’ version of the Common Core.

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