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2012-09-12 10:24:42

Educational publisher is first to create tools to comply with new state requirement NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Curriculum Associates' newest offering, Ready(TM) New York CCLS (Common Core Learning Standards), will include material that addresses the latest changes to the state's 2013 mathematics tests announced in late August by the New York State Education Department (NYSED). These tests could include specific content from the previous grade's...

2012-09-05 23:02:04

Faced with tight budgetary constraints, many high school technology teachers are turning away from traditional publishers in favor of more affordable products, including the web design curriculum created by High School Web Design (HSWD). Breaking from tradition, the Colorado-based publisher offers its curriculum products on a per-school license basis with no annual renewal fees. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 High school teachers preparing to teach web design to their...

2012-08-13 02:30:11

HERNDON, Va., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Like many cities across the country, Vallejo, California, is challenged by financial strains. Yet over the past several months, the Vallejo City Unified School District Adult School has found a new way to keep significantly more of its at-risk high school students on track toward graduation, despite limited resources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110113/PH29436LOGO) Since March 2012, when Vallejo City Unified School District Adult...

2012-08-08 23:02:08

Pioneering educational publisher to host influential leaders in math & science education at grand opening of new headquarters. Mt. Kisco, NY (PRWEB) August 08, 2012 It´s About Time (IAT), the pioneering educational publisher that specializes in creating research-based STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) curriculum solutions for middle school and high school, will honor Dr. Gerhard Salinger, Program Officer of The National Science Foundation (NSF), with the...

2012-08-02 06:25:53

NEW YORK, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MHP), today announced the acquisition of Key Curriculum, a privately held developer of mathematics learning technology in the K-12 and higher education markets. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The acquisition of Key Curriculum strengthens McGraw-Hill Education's position as a leader in dynamic mathematics education technology at a time when the national market...

2012-08-02 06:25:50

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Key Curriculum (Key) and its research and development affiliate KCP Technologies (KCPT) announce the sale of their technology assets to McGraw-Hill Education. This move is the logical next step after executives at Key announced the company would strategically "reboot" to focus on a product development roadmap that emphasized its technology assets--assets that include the widely popular The Geometer's Sketchpad(®) for grades 3-12,...

2012-08-01 06:23:50

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carnegie Learning is leading the K-12 mathematics transition to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by unveiling a transition plan featuring new core and intervention curricula written and created specifically for alignment to the more rigorous academic requirements now adopted by 45 states and the District of Columbia. These curricula meet the Standards for Mathematical Content, the Standards for Mathematical Practice, and...

2012-07-12 10:25:25

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Math 104: Calculus, a free online math course offered by Silicon Valley start-up Education-Portal.com, has drawn over 11,000 students since it launched in March 2012. The course is comprised of 103 bite-sized video lessons that are fewer than 10 minutes long. The video lessons make complex concepts like derivatives and integrals simple and easy to learn. Online learners self-navigate through the course, learning just the topics they need to...

Physical Education Mandates Not Enough In Most States
2012-07-06 12:20:51

Children need quality physical education to combat obesity and lead healthy lives. Georgia elementary schools make the grade when it comes to providing that education, but middle and high schools in the state don't even come close, according to a University of Georgia study. A study by UGA kinesiology professor Bryan McCullick examined the mandates for school-based physical education in all 50 United States. The results found only six states mandate the appropriate guidelines-150 minutes...

2012-06-28 06:30:31

PITTSBURGH, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 1200 freshmen in nine West Virginia high schools will be a step ahead this fall when they are introduced to new math curriculum aligned to the Next Generation Standards and Objectives, the state's implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Mathematical Practices. Regional Education Services Agency (RESA) 6 in the Northern Panhandle has received funding from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation to implement Carnegie Learning Math...