Pearson Education, which boasts that it is the world’s largest education publisher, distributes a textbook in South Africa that teaches secondary school students that at least some rape victims are responsible for being raped. And here, Pearson has some explaining to do. Robert Schaeffer, public education director of FairTest, an advocacy organization that says it works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing,” has kept a log of the company’s quality-control problems.
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