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2011-07-28 13:27:00

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...

2011-03-29 10:05:00

New York, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill's School Education Group today announced that every one of its core math, reading and language arts programs fully align with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). In total, McGraw-Hill has developed more than a dozen CCSS-aligned programs across all of its core product lines including some of the nation's most popular and effective programs such as Everyday Mathematics, which has been aligned since 2010, Treasures, Imagine It!,...

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. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) and the department-funded Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Lab. A survey by the regional education lab tabulated the usage of instructional materials and...

2010-07-08 08:00:00

MADISONVILLE, Ky., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent Hopkins County, Kentucky, fifth grade mathematics competition, the schools receiving the top three prizes and top five scores overall used McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics® program, a structured, rigorous and research-based Pre-K-6 curriculum developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project that helps students learn mathematical reasoning and develop strong math skills. The winning fifth...

2010-07-07 08:26:00

NEW YORK, July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education announced today that Paul J. Karafiol and Matt Miller, authors of the company's prestigious third edition of UCSMP Grades 6-12 with the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project, were recently named recipients of the 2009 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Recognized for contributions to teaching and learning and an ability to help students make progress in mathematics and science,...

2010-06-24 08:45:00

LAWRENCEBURG, Ky., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In Anderson County's Early Childhood Center, where they use McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics® 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...

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...

2010-04-16 13:25:00

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With the Obama administration squarely focused on increasing the quality of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in U.S. schools to improve America's global competitiveness, a presidential advisory council has been mobilized, and McGraw-Hill has been taking part. On April 15, the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) assembled the nation's top thought leaders in STEM education to discuss policy and best...

2010-03-16 10:29:00

WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- District of Columbia Public Schools, which for the last five years has used McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics® program in grades K-5, has made dramatic improvement in mathematics achievement in standardized tests. The 2009 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), a national test given to fourth- and eighth-graders every two years, most recently demonstrated this progress. From 2005 to 2009, D.C. public schools increased NAEP...


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