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2010-10-06 13:26:00

BALDWIN PARK, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Baldwin Park elementary school students continue to make substantial progress in reading and language arts and their scores on California Standards Tests reflect those gains. District Assistant Superintendent Arturo Ortega credits excellent teachers, motivated students, involved parents, community support, and a strong curriculum. The district's curriculum includes McGraw-Hill's California Treasures core reading and language arts program for...

2010-09-27 09:55:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Higher Education, a global provider of traditional and digital education content and tools focused on improving student learning outcomes, and ALEKS Corporation, a leader in the creation of web-based artificially intelligent educational software, today announced the release of enhanced ALEKS PreCalculus Suite course products, including PreCalculus, College Algebra, College Algebra with Trigonometry, and Trigonometry. These enhanced courses...

2010-09-09 13:05:00

BALTIMORE, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert is excited to announce the addition of a Writing Skills Workshop to its hugely successful online Skills Workshop series. These four-week online workshops are designed to boost core academic skills. Calvert currently offers four workshops as part of this innovative, online series. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100223/CALVERTLOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100223/CALVERTLOGO) Grammar Skills Workshop I...

2010-08-12 15:03:00

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- CORE K12, an international education company dedicated to providing useful, practical technology solutions to K-12 educators, has been awarded the formative and Web-based assessment contract for the District School Board of Pasco County (DSBPC) Florida. CORE K12 will provide DSBPC with a formative and Web-based assessment platform and custom assessments for the 2010-2011 academic year. CORE K12 will also deliver a combination of remote and...

2010-07-29 07:33:00

BALTIMORE, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert School is delighted to introduce Calvert Virtual Academy (CVA), a virtual school option for middle school students. Calvert Virtual Academy students will learn at home in a robust online learning environment that includes assignments, self-paced assessments, threaded discussions and multimedia activities, video and audio exercises, and evaluations. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100223/CALVERTLOGO) (Logo:...

2010-07-27 12:53:00

BALTIMORE, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert Education Services (CES) and Texas Tech University Independent School District (TTUISD) in Lubbock, Texas, announce an innovative partnership for the State of Texas. Through this unique collaboration, TTUISD and CES will offer a customized version of the world-renowned Calvert School curriculum for Kindergarten through 5th grade students. The curriculum is aligned with the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS). (Logo:...

2010-06-07 08:30:00

BEAVER, Pa., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Network of Digital Schools (NNDS) is proud to announce that the Florida Department of Education has added Lincoln Interactive's Grade 6-12 curriculum to its list of approved providers for the school district virtual instruction program. Every Florida school district is required, by law, to offer a virtual instruction program to eligible students in partnership with an approved provider. The National Network of Digital Schools' Lincoln...

2010-05-26 14:20:00

BEAVER, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Network of Digital Schools, a management foundation providing online curriculum and management services to schools around the world, has provided access to its premier Little Lincoln curriculum to the Bless the Children Home orphanage in Guyana, South America. "When NNDS learned of Bless the Children's efforts and desires to help children learn effectively, we wanted to find a way to help," said NNDS Director of Elementary...

2010-04-22 16:04:00

NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- What is the formula for primary and secondary math success among today's diverse, digital learners? The answer: Everyday Mathematics + UCSMP Grades 6-12. For the first time ever, the prestigious University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP) is offering a continuous Pre-K-12 math curriculum through a single publisher - McGraw-Hill - which includes Everyday Mathematics® for Pre-K-6 students and UCSMP Grades 6-12 for middle...

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2010-04-01 06:37:32

One third of high school students and 25-percent of adults would benefit from a nanotechnology education curriculum in their educational institution, according to research completed earlier this month by a nanotechnology firm. NanoProfessor, a division of NanoInk, Inc., hired global market research firm Synovate to complete a survey of more than 500 high school seniors and non-traditional students returning to school from various locations in the U.S. Those participating in the study needed...


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