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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...

2010-01-13 12:42:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- EdOptions (http://www.edoptions.com/), an award-winning educational technology company, is launching a new Spanish II course today for middle and high school students that will build upon the introductory language and culture material covered in Spanish I and expand students' knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090501/PH09613LOGO ) EdOptions recognizes that secondary language acquisition is...

2009-08-28 10:34:16

Success in encouraging teenagers to study scienceMore teenagers are studying science beyond GCSE level thanks to a course designed by experts from the University of York and the Nuffield Foundation.A new survey shows schools using the Twenty First Century Science GCSE curriculum are experiencing much larger increases in the number of students going on to study physics, chemistry or biology at AS-level compared to national averages.Twenty First Century Science, designed by the University of...

2009-05-27 07:37:00

BALTIMORE, May 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Calvert Education Services is pleased to announce a new statewide partnership with Minnesota Center of Online Learning (MCoOL), a public online school program of Houston Public School District #294. Calvert's distance learning solution offers school districts more academic control in managing students, greater teacher interaction, a balance of online and offline instruction, and a world-renowned curriculum. This innovative solution also allows...


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