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2013-01-02 05:00:34

Small businesses start the year off right with quality mailing lists from DatabaseUSA.com. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) January 01, 2013 DatabaseUSA.com, the leading provider of full-service database and email marketing solutions for small businesses and salespeople, has reduced its minimum order from $250 to only $95 in an effort to help more small businesses access the mailing lists and sales leads that they need to grow their sales. DatabaseUSA has been providing full-service, personalized,...

2012-12-16 05:03:25

The College Board announced in September that national SAT scores fell to a four-year low this year, despite the fact that SAT test prep companies continue to grow and prosper. Anthony-James Green, known as New York City's best SAT tutor, says parents and students need a new method for improving SAT scores now more than ever. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2012 National SAT scores fell to a four-year low this year, despite the fact that SAT test prep industry continues to grow....

2012-12-12 12:46:23

Results of 2011 TIMSS and PIRLS assessments released by Boston College researchers Students from East Asian countries, in addition to a select group of European countries, outperformed students around the world in mathematics, science and reading at both the fourth and eighth grades, according to results released Dec. 11 by Lynch School of Education Professors Ina V.S. Mullis and Michael O. Martin, executive directors of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center. The Trends in...

2012-12-11 12:31:45

FERNLEY, Nev., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verify Smart Corporation (OTCBB:VSMR), a global innovator in financial fraud prevention and digital content distribution to the mobile channel, today announced the addition of Sandy Manata to the Board of Directors. Sandy has been a member of the securities industry and has held senior positions in the banking, brokerage, and clearing segments for 30+ years. Sandy began his career with US Trust Company of New York as Vice President of Securities...

2012-12-07 08:23:13

NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DVDVideoSoft has launched a new version of MP3 Converter, an audio converter for Windows platforms which brings the fastest MP3 conversion and creates the highest possible MP3 quality. The superior MP3 quality is created with the help of the updated high quality MP3 presets: "STANDARD", "EXTREME" and "INSANE". These presets have been defined on the basis of psycho acoustic and noise shaping experiments by The LAME Project and are considered to be the...

2012-12-06 12:25:08

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) report card focuses on how well students are able to use words to gain meaning from the passages they read. Although previous NAEP reading assessments included vocabulary questions, the 2009 assessment was redesigned to provide a new, systematic way of more fully measuring and reporting how students' understanding of word meanings in the context of the passage impacts reading...

2012-11-15 08:28:29

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The DVDVideoSoft team announces today release of the newest version of Free Audio Converter, an audio converter for Windows platforms. This very simple in use, yet very powerful, application renders a tremendous ability to convert from one audio format to another. With Free Audio Converter conversion opportunities exceed one's expectations. The program has been able to convert all currently popular audio formats such as MP3, WAV, OGG, FLAC,...

2012-10-18 18:37:46

Math and language scores improve with 10 hours of instruction A Washington State University researcher has found that engaging elementary school students in science for as little as 10 hours a year can lead to improved test scores in math and language arts. Samantha Gizerian, a clinical assistant professor in WSU's Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology, saw improved test scores among fourth-grade students in South Los Angeles after students from...

2012-10-15 07:32:17

LONDON, October 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New functionality in the cross-asset front-to-back treasury and capital markets system supports central clearing, margin management and OIS discounting Misys, the global leader in treasury and capital markets solutions, announced today the release of Summit FT Version 5.6, which enables capital markets firms to quickly adapt their operations to accommodate the growing volumes of OTC trades being centrally cleared, and...

2012-10-10 04:02:20

Assessment leader McCann Associates is adapting its platforms to meet the needs of multiple industries and test-takers, including altering its assessments to be screen reader compliant in accord with the Americans with Disabilities Act. These new modifications are just one way in which McCann works to make its offerings commonly accessible. Yardley, PA (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 McCann Associates, a leader in the deployment of high-stakes formative and diagnostic assessments for professional...