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2011-03-07 11:21:00

Education Reform Leader is first Member of Congress to sign "Call for Common Content" WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), a leader in educational reform and competitiveness, today became the first Member of Congress to endorse the new bipartisan campaign for a common core curriculum for public schools nationwide. "Make no mistake, we are in a global competition for economic growth and innovation and it is our young people who will lead us into...

2011-03-02 07:00:00

Lincoln Interactive develops engineering series for online learners MIDLAND, Pa., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even today with all of the attention that STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education is receiving, it is still difficult to find a quality curriculum that introduces the wide world of engineering to high school students.

2011-02-12 00:00:46

New online courses help students master foreign languages easily and effectively Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) February 11, 2011 PLATO Learning, a leading provider of online learning solutions for elementary through adult learners, today announced a new portfolio of Global Languages courses for high school students.

2011-01-29 00:01:50

Educators traveling to the FETC 2011 in Orlando next week will be exposed to some mind-boggling new technology— education’s first curriculum featuring “augmented reality” (AR).

2011-01-13 14:10:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyday Mathematics, offered by McGraw-Hill Education, is one of the most effective and the most widespread elementary school programs in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic states, according to U.S. Department of Education sources including the U.S.

2011-01-06 16:27:00

MIAMI, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- St. Thomas University has expanded its schools' curricula to address adult learners' and high-potential science students' needs.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.