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2010-06-18 11:02:00

DOVER, N.H., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students who require support accessing assessments will have a better and more successful testing experience, thanks to the joint efforts of Measured Progress and Nimble Assessment Systems. The two organizations have entered into a master partner agreement to create and administer assessments that provide appropriate accessibility and accommodations for students with disabilities. Specifically, the organizations will respond together to...

2010-06-10 08:56:00

NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- It is important that teachers effectively evaluate their students' progress in math at an early stage to enhance instruction and individual student performance. These are the same teachers who will benefit greatly from McGraw-Hill Education's TEAM (Tools for Early Assessment in Math), a new one-on-one screening tool used to measure students' math skill levels through a diagnostic assessment. TEAM identifies students' level of thinking along learning...

2010-05-27 14:42:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leader in K-12 and adult education, today announced that the Company's Acuity® solution has won "Best Student Assessment Solution" for the second consecutive year in the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award program. The announcement came at a special CODiE Awards reception held in San Francisco, California, on May 24, 2010. Acuity is a groundbreaking online InFormative...

2010-04-21 12:46:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renaissance Learning(TM), Inc., (Nasdaq: RLRN), a leading provider of technology to support personalized practice, differentiated instruction, and progress monitoring in reading, math, and writing for pre-K-12 schools and districts, announced that its Board of Directors increased the quarterly cash dividend by 14%, from $.07 per share to $.08 per share. The cash dividend of $.08 per share is payable June 1, 2010 to shareholders of...

2010-04-13 15:00:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renaissance Learning, Inc. (Nasdaq: RLRN) announced today the introduction of Accelerated Math for Intervention, a research-based math intervention program focused on filling critical skill gaps through diagnostic testing, differentiated practice, and targeted instruction for struggling math students in grades 3-12. This new product combines professional development specifically designed for use as a Response to Intervention (RTI)...

2010-04-12 10:14:00

NEW YORK, April 12 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education's Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Learning Solutions Center today announced that Page Keeley, senior program director at the Maine Mathematics and Science Association, will be joining as a contributing author for K-12 science. An active member of the science education community for over 25 years, Ms. Keeley brings a wealth of knowledge in K-12 and higher education, including expertise in professional...

2010-03-17 09:01:00

NEW YORK, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of the third edition of MyGuide®, a personal learning program from McGraw-Hill Education, will enable educators to link assessment data into differentiated supplemental lessons, achieving a greater level of differentiated instruction than ever before. Designed for Grades 6-8 in reading and math, MyGuide uses the latest in cognitive science research and intelligent technology to link assessment data to instruction. Unlike other...

2010-03-02 15:21:00

MOBILE, Ala., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnering with STI, a leader in K-12 education data management solutions, the Alabama Department of Education has successfully met all the Data Quality Campaign criteria for improving the collection, availability and use of high-quality education data to ensure student success. Alabama is one of only 12 states that have achieved this goal. The Data Quality Campaign was launched in 2005 by 10 founding organizations, including the National Center for...

2010-03-01 14:54:00

NEW YORK, March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Education, a global education company, today announced that two of its learning solutions, GradeGuru.com and Acuity® InFormative(TM) Assessment, are nominated for a Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award in Education. GradeGuru (www.GradeGuru.com) is a free knowledge sharing network where college students can share their study materials, engage in collaborative learning and get peer-feedback...

2010-02-24 13:32:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill today announced an agreement with Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) to conduct a three-year research study on the application of online formative assessment in Chinese English language classrooms. The research project was jointly approved by National Education Examination Authority (NEEA) and National Office of Education and Science Planning (NOESP), under the Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE). This MOE research project,...


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