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2014-09-16 12:35:29

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Education First [http://www.ef.co.uk ] announced that the EF Standard English Test [http://www.efset.com ] (EFSET), the world's first free standardized English test, will be released on September 30, 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/706088 ) Millions of people around the world are required to show proof of their English skills for career, university and personal advancement. Traditional tests...

2014-08-14 12:24:46

PSAs feature Kristian Alfonso from Days of Our Lives, John York from General Hospital and Country Music Star Dustin Lynch NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Ad Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) on behalf of their national GED® Achievement campaign. This highly impactful multimedia campaign is designed to provide high school dropouts the information and encouragement needed to begin the road to earning...

2014-08-12 23:08:02

More than 1,100 graduates from all five Southern California ACC locations donned caps and gowns to walk across the stage and prepare for a new career in health care. Ontario, California (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Some 11,000 people gathered at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California and hundreds more via the online live stream to celebrate the summer 2014 Commencement Ceremony for American Career College (ACC). More than 1,100 graduates from all five Southern California ACC...

2014-08-05 08:41:51

Joins growing number of states offering the affordable, accessible alternative to the GED® test PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To expand access to high school equivalency testing, the California State Board of Education has approved Educational Testing Service's (ETS) HiSET® program as an affordable alternative to the GED® test. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120110/DC33419LOGO California is the 12th state to choose the HiSET program, which offers computer-...

2014-07-29 20:24:47

Innovative admissions path shows 'You are more than a test score' PHILADELPHIA, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a bold move underscoring Temple University's commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald today announced the "Temple Option," an admissions path for talented students who show great potential for success but don't perform well on standardized tests. Starting with applications for fall 2015, students may apply via the Temple Option without...

2014-04-08 23:01:23

Educational development company Wil-Do uses interactive technology to engage students. HACKENSACK, N.J (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Going beyond traditional GED test preparation courses, the educational entrepreneurs behind New Jersey-based educational development company Wil-Do, Inc., were determined to create a more natural method for students to learn material for their adult high school diploma or General Educational Development (GED) test. Utilizing interactive technology and video, the...

2014-04-08 08:39:12

New Common-Core aligned test provides affordable option for more than 140,000 annual test takers in seven states SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Department of Education has announced that they have selected CTB/McGraw-Hill's TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion(TM)) test as a state-approved assessment leading to a high school equivalency certificate. The decision is the latest development in an ongoing movement by states across the country to identify...

2014-03-13 16:31:51

GED Ready: The Official Practice Test provides same-day scores, personal study recommendations, and indicates a student's likelihood to pass the real test WASHINGTON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New GED Testing Service data has found that 95 percent of students who take GED Ready: The Official Practice Test and score in the Likely to Pass level go on to pass the real test. GED Ready, which is available online in English and Spanish through MyGED at GED.com, provides students with...

2014-03-07 16:21:50

NATICK, Mass., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deborah Ellinger, CEO of The Princeton Review, offers the following statement regarding the College Board's March 5 announcement of its plans to redesign the SAT( ®): "I'm glad that the College Board has acknowledged the importance of prepping for the SAT, and I applaud Sal Khan, a former Princeton Review Teacher of the Year, for making test prep material available free through Khan Academy. We believe all students should have access to...

2014-02-18 23:04:08

Updated print and digital content to align with the new 2014 GED® Test Albany, N.Y. (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 On January 2, 2014, GED® Testing Service announced the release of their new test as well as a revamp of their GED® testing program last updated in 2002. According to the GED® test-makers, “The GED® Test was developed to measure high-school equivalency and to provide information about a test-taker’s college and career readiness. The test measures...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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