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2013-11-23 23:00:45

“Engaged students are motivated students, and motivated students succeed, every time,” says Gov. Bob Wise, president of the Alliance for Excellent Education. WASHINGTON, DC (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 A new report from the Alliance for Excellent Education examines how implementing rigorous and engaging curriculum aligned with college- and career-ready standards fosters positive school climates in which students are motivated to succeed, achievement gaps narrow, and learning and outcomes...

2013-10-16 23:27:06

Online program for K-5 learners built on common core learning progressions. Baltimore, Md. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 Today at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Regional Conference, EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, and CSL Associates, Inc., unveiled content and learning management updates to MathCoach® Interactive, an online math program designed to help students in grades K-5 master the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Built on the...

2013-10-09 23:29:20

Reach Out and Read of Greater New York and United Way of New York City host a Half-Day Literacy Conference featuring experts from the fields of child development and education. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Amid concern about New York students meeting Common Core standards, Reach Out and Read of Greater New York and United Way of New York City are partnering to find ways for low-income families to prepare their children for school. On Oct. 15, the two organizations will host...

2013-10-02 23:25:44

Nemours BrightStart! Intervention Helps Close Reading Readiness Performance Gap Jacksonville, FLa. (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 An innovative literacy program in northern Florida helped substantially raise early literacy scores of nearly 200 pre-Kindergarten children. The Nemours BrightStart! program, implemented in nearly 60 classrooms in Florida’s Duval County Public School District, builds on the growing national recognition of the importance of early childhood education and demonstrates...

2013-09-17 23:28:26

A math teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District using the Partners in Algebra curriculum achieves the impossible – 100% proficiency in 8th grade Algebra – with low-income students. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 A middle school math teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District has achieved what many thought to be impossible – 100% proficiency in 8th grade Algebra – with low-income students on the state standardized test, symbolizing that...

2013-08-28 23:04:56

San Francisco-based Pivot Learning Partners announced today the release of a free software tool to help districts across the state transition to the landmark reform to California’s school funding system, the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). This tool helps districts meet specific requirements under the new formula and make education budgets understandable to parents and community members. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Pivot’s PBAR – or Planning, Budgeting...


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