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2011-08-10 00:00:31

66 Percent Increase Over 2009–2010 Monterey, CA (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Pacific Metrics Corporation (http://www.pacificmetrics.com), a leading provider of online assessment solutions, announces that over one million of the Enhanced Assessment of Grade-Level Expectations (EAGLE) were administered during the 2010–2011 school year, a 66 percent increase over the previous year.

2011-07-12 00:00:54

AIMSweb® Provides the Tools for “Precision Teaching,” Helps School Earn Coveted Blue Ribbon Award Bloomington, MN (PRWEB) July 11, 2011 The 535 students at Helen M. Smith Elementary School are taking academic achievement to new heights, consistently scoring above state averages.

2011-06-27 13:21:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTE CONFERENCE (BOOTH #915) -- Today at the International Society of Technology in Education's (ISTE) annual conference, McGraw-Hill Education launched a series of K-12 products designed to meet schools' growing demand for digital solutions that increase student engagement and effectively drive achievement.

2011-06-27 11:37:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTE Conference (Booth #915) - June 27, 2011 - June 29, 2011 - Today at the International Society of Technology in Education's (ISTE) annual conference, CTB/McGraw-Hill, one of the country's leading educational assessment developers, launched a series of digital K-12 assessment programs designed to meet schools' demand for innovative assessment solutions in areas of Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and English language proficiency.

2011-06-23 00:00:30

Student assessment software developed by a company founded by educators is now available in South Carolina as a way to improve student performance outcomes and results on high-stakes testing. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) June 22, 2011 Student assessment software developed by a company founded by educators is now available in South Carolina as a way to improve student performance outcomes and results on high-stakes testing.

2011-05-18 13:07:00

CLEVELAND, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The eGenio® Integrated Learning Environment(TM) offers teachers access to the digital tools they need to build lessons and assessments that cultivate critical thinking skills, including 65,000 standards-aligned questions available through the ETS ® Formative Assessment Item Bank.

2011-05-11 08:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the release of a white paper describing methods for improving student achievement through the integration of assessment with the Response to Intervention (RTI) education model.

2011-05-10 08:30:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leader in K-12 and adult education, today announced that three of the company's products have been selected as finalists for the prestigious CODiE(TM) Awards.

2011-05-10 12:00:00

MONTEREY, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of Pre-K-12 and adult education assessments, today announced the release of a white paper describing professional development best practices for educators, focusing on the Acuity® InFormative Assessment(TM) solution.

2011-05-02 14:40:00

SAUSALITO, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Math Solutions®, a leader in K-12 mathematics instruction and professional development for educators, today announced a new multimedia professional development resource designed to help educators encourage conversation, discourse and "Math Talk" in the classroom. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100907/SCHOLASTICLOGO) Classroom Discussions: Seeing Math Discourse in Action is the latest addition to Math Solutions' suite of "Math...


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