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2013-06-04 23:17:31

Awards recognize students for learning gains in reading and math, teachers for going above and beyond Greenville, WI (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, today announced the winners of its 2013 Academy Star Awards. These annual awards honor students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in reading and math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond on a daily basis to provide their students with every opportunity to...

2013-05-31 23:20:48

Catapult Learning launches the Common Core-aligned Literacy First, a framework designed to strengthen instruction in the content areas, preparing Tier II and III students for college and the workplace. Research-based and nationally proven, Literacy First builds capacity and creates a lasting culture of literacy. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Catapult Learning, LLC announced today the national launch of the Common Core-aligned Literacy First, a framework designed to strengthen instruction...

2013-05-16 23:26:44

Program delivers adaptive learning format and data-driven instruction to drive student gains higher. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 A growing number of Minnesota public charter schools are using technology-based reading skills program Lexia Reading® as an essential part of their reading curriculum. Lexia today announced that Beacon Academy in Maple Grove and Yinghua Academy in Minneapolis are the latest charters schools to select the program, which is scientifically proven to advance...

2013-04-23 22:24:21

Even within the same school, lower-achieving students often are taught by less-experienced teachers, as well as by teachers who received their degrees from less-competitive colleges, according to a new study by researchers from the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the World Bank. The study, using data from one of the nation's largest school districts, also shows that student class assignments vary within schools by a teacher's gender and race. In a paper published in the April...

2013-04-16 15:38:33

ParentCorps, Developed at NYU Langone, Holds Promise for Addressing Achievement Disparities An innovative program that supports parents and teachers of public school pre-kindergarten students improves early academic achievement, according to a new study published in the April 15 online edition of Pediatrics. In a five-year study of 1,050 minority pre-kindergarten students from disadvantaged neighborhoods in New York City, NYU Langone researchers found that ParentCorps, a family-focused,...


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