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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,...

2010-01-11 15:23:00

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., Jan. 11 /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, today announced plans to release fourth quarter 2009 financial results on Monday, January 25, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. EST. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20001108/RENAISSANCELOGO) The Company will...

2009-10-28 19:18:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Fairmont Private Schools P4, JK, Kindergarten and first grade students will participate in the Children's Progress Academic Assessment, one of the nation's leading online formative assessment tools for early learners. This ground-breaking learning tool enables teachers to proactively identify individual learning needs and focus classroom instruction through its adaptive assessment testing. "By implementing this powerful tool, Fairmont...

2009-10-27 11:41:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill today announced the release of a case study that documents the effectiveness of the Company's Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution in improving student performance. The case study, produced by CTB/McGraw-Hill with the assistance of the Park Hill School District in Kansas City, Missouri, tracks student performance on the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) before and after the District began using...


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