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2014-08-19 16:31:36

The Center for Promise examines the reasons why students leave high school before graduation SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, applauds the latest report from America's Promise Alliance, "Don't Call them Dropouts." The report seeks to understand why 20 percent of young people don't graduate from high school in the United States. Logo -...

2014-07-29 08:38:53

SEATTLE, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Digital Education (CDE) and the National School Boards Association (NSBA) just announced the top-ranked school districts in the tenth annual Digital School Districts Survey. Apex Learning, the leading provider of digital curriculum for the nation's schools, is pleased to work with the following districts recognized in the survey: -- Bergenfield Public Schools, NJ -- Cherokee County, GA -- Forsyth County, GA -- Houston...

2014-07-08 08:36:40

The California Learning Resource Network released its 2014 e-Learning survey that tracks virtual and blended learning trends throughout the state SEATTLE, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Learning Resource Network (CLRN), a statewide education technology service of the California Department of Education, recently published the results of its 2014 e-Learning Survey. The census is administered to better understand how virtual and blended learning are evolving in California....

2014-06-05 08:32:55

Professional development event offers a forum for educators to explore innovative ways to increase student achievement through blended learning SEATTLE, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, will host a Blended Learning Conference in Seattle on June 19. This event is one of a series of sold-out conferences that Apex Learning has hosted during the 2013-2014 school year in locations across the...

2014-06-03 12:46:41

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blended learning models-- the combination of teacher-led and online instruction-- may improve education by enhancing personalized learning in schools and freeing teachers to focus on helping all students develop higher-level learning skills. However, successful implementation of these models requires adequate infrastructure, reliable technology, quality software content, and changes in classroom management practices, according to new research...

2014-05-28 08:37:05

SEATTLE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning Virtual School, an online virtual school that partners with districts to provide their students with increased access to high quality educational opportunities, more than doubled the national growth rate with enrollments up 50 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140528/91560 Apex Learning Virtual School students are not only enrolling, they are also succeeding with the digital...

2014-05-13 08:38:28

New courses address evolving standards and academic needs SEATTLE, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, has announced the expansion of its course catalog for the 2014-2015 academic year. The new courses demonstrate the company's continued commitment to ensuring Apex Learning online courses fully meet expectations as standards evolve, as well as new investments in Career and Technical...

2014-04-29 08:43:12

Groundbreaking New Tutorials Expanded to Grades 6-8 SEATTLE, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, continues to build on its track record of innovation, and is expanding the Apex Learning Tutorials, first released in October for grades 9-12, to address middle school. Designed with a unique instructional approach to actively engage students, Tutorials provide classroom teachers with the...

2014-04-22 08:38:47

Boston Public Schools reduces dropout rate to the lowest level since 1977 BOSTON and SEATTLE, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Public Schools announced it has reduced the annual high school dropout rate by one-third this year alone. The figure has fallen to 4.5 percent, down from 6.4 percent last year and 9.4 percent in 2006. This is the lowest drop-out rate since the district began tracking the figure in 1977. The reduction means more high school students are staying in school...

2014-04-16 00:21:32

Achievement gains for students validated by third-party studies SEATTLE, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, announced the results of three independent studies to evaluate the effectiveness of the company's digital curriculum. The results revealed the positive impact the curriculum has on student achievement when implemented to meet a range of student needs. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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