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2011-04-16 00:00:29

SmartTutor.com selected as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 26th Annual CODiE Awards for Best Mathematics Instructional Solution and Best Instructional Solution for Special Needs Students. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2011 Learning Today, Inc., a Florida-based math and reading software publisher, announces its Smart Tutor program (http://SmartTutor.com) has been selected as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry...

2011-03-30 15:14:00

PITTSBURGH, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carnegie Learning Math Series, the new research-based core and supplemental middle school curricula, are now available for preview via dynamic online demonstration problems, video walk-throughs, and a text sampling tool. An expansion of the company's research-based high school math curricula, the Carnegie Learning Math Series is designed to close the achievement gap by providing individualized learning for math students in grades 6-8 that...

2009-04-27 13:32:00

PITTSBURGH, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Science Foundation has renewed a five-year, $25 million grant to continue the work of the Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center (PSLC), founded by Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh in 2004 to study how people learn and how to use those findings to develop teaching tools that can foster consistently high achievement in the nation's classrooms. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) Unlike most...

2008-11-12 15:00:21

Carnegie Learning, Inc., a publisher of research-based math curricula for middle schools, high schools, and the higher education market, announced today that the Kentucky State Textbook Commission has approved Carnegie Learning(TM) Bridge to Algebra, Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry textbooks for use in middle schools and high schools from 2009 through 2015. "The adoption of Carnegie Learning(TM) Curricula is an important step toward improving math performance in the Commonwealth of...

2008-10-16 15:00:22

Carnegie Learning, Inc., publisher of research-based math curricula for middle schools, high schools, and the higher education market, today released a research report indicating that Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) results in four Miami-Dade County charter high schools using Carnegie Learning Blended Math Solutions were 14-18% higher than the Miami-Dade County averages over three consecutive years. The four schools implemented the Carnegie Learning programs as their sole math...

2008-09-11 15:00:32

Carnegie Learning, Inc., a leading publisher of research-based math curricula for middle school, high school, and higher education students, reports that Carnegie Learning(TM) Adaptive Math Solutions have been adopted by Bartow County Schools in Georgia and Del Valle Independent School District in Texas as a Response to Intervention (RTI) program for students likely to struggle with the transition from middle school to high school mathematics. According to the company, sales of the...

2008-08-21 15:00:57

Carnegie Learning, Inc. announced today that the company's developmental math software for higher education students is now correlated to three leading math textbooks from education publishers Pearson and Thomson. The announcement comes one week after President Bush signed the College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2008 into law. Among the provisions of the new legislation is the requirement that education textbook publishers provide unbundled alternatives to books "kitted" with...

2008-08-12 15:00:24

Sales of Carnegie Learning, Inc.'s new Georgia Mathematics 1 and 2 curricula have reached $5 million since publication of the program earlier this year, according to the company. Carnegie Learning, a leading provider of research based math curricula for middle schools, high schools, and the higher education market, reports that over 130 Georgia middle and high schools have adopted the education publisher's customized Georgia Mathematics 1 and 2 designed, specifically, to meet new, more...

2008-08-07 15:00:46

The average college student spends almost $900 per year on textbooks, about 20% of tuition and fees at a four year public institution, and student spending on textbooks is growing at almost four times the rate of inflation, according to U.S. PIRG, the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups. The College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2008, aimed at managing the cost of post-secondary education, passed in the Senate last week by unanimous consent and now moves to the...

2008-07-30 12:01:06

The Chicago Public Schools (CPS) has purchased Carnegie Learning's Cognitive Tutor(R) Bridge to Algebra and Algebra I curricula for eight additional high schools, bringing to 25 the total number of high schools using the company's research-based math instruction as part of Chicago's High School Transformation project. CPS also purchased Carnegie Learning's Geometry and Algebra II curricula for select high schools. These new programs will be in place and 68 teachers will receive Carnegie...


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