# Latest Core-Plus Mathematics Project Stories

NEW YORK, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) has reported it found the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) 6-12 Curriculum to have a "potentially positive" effect on high school mathematics instruction. The announcement of the potentially positive rating, the second highest possible from the WWC, reaffirms McGraw-Hill Education's commitment to research-based instruction. McGraw-Hill Education currently offers three National Science...

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- High school educators across the country who are working to align math curriculum with new Common Core State Standards (CCSS), need not look any further than McGraw-Hill School Education Group's Core-Plus MathematicsÃ‚®, an integrated, reform-based program that is one hundred percent aligned to the CCSS Standards of Mathematical Content and the CCSS Standards of Mathematical Practice. Developed by the Core-Plus Mathematics Project...

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In Anderson County's Early Childhood Center, where they use McGraw-Hill's Everyday MathematicsÃ‚® program, kindergarteners have shown dramatic improvement in math achievement on standardized tests. Entering the 2009-2010 school year, these kindergarten students (over 300 students in all) placed in the 9th percentile nationally in math on the Northwest Evaluation Association's Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test. By the end of...

NORMAN, Okla., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary math scores are on the rise in the Norman Public Schools, and teachers credit the increase to Everyday Mathematics(R) from Wright Group/McGraw-Hill. The district adopted the program in the fall of 2004 for Grades 1-5. Now Everyday Mathematics is used in Grades K-5. In 2003, Norman was using a different basal mathematics curriculum, and 83% of its Grade 5 students were scoring at a Proficient Level while only 24% were scoring at an Advanced...

With Everyday Mathematics, Andover Public Schools Outperform State Average for Math Scores ANDOVER, Kan., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Andover Public School District has been a consistently high-achieving district. After implementing Wright Group/McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics(R) in Grades K-5, the percentage of elementary students passing the Kansas Math Assessment has improved even more, often out-performing the state average. Each Spring, Grades 4-5 students take the Kansas Math...

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...

MORIARTY, N.M., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Since Everyday Mathematics from Wright Group/McGraw-Hill has been implemented in the Moriarty-Edgewood School District, math scores have consistently improved. In fact, the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment (NMSBA) test showed the percentage of elementary students scoring Proficient and Above in mathematics increased by 16 percent since the program was piloted in 2006. Before the district began using Everyday Mathematics, only 35 percent of...

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...

Carnegie Learning, Inc., a leading publisher of research-based math curricula for middle, high school, and higher education students, reported today that Hamilton County Tennessee Schools serving the Chattanooga area has renewed the purchased of Carnegie Learning Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II programs for the upcoming 2008-2009 academic year. Carnegie Learning's Algebra I program was originally purchased in 2001 as a pilot curriculum for three schools, and the district has since...

Reform efforts in science and mathematics education have received much attention over the last few years. Although much of the reform activity has focused on K-12 levels of education, there has also been significant activity at the college level. School Science and Mathematics has sought to provide an opportunity for its readers to to get a glimpse of some of the exciting developments at the college level and invited us to co-edit a special issue devoted to that theme. National standards...

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