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2014-03-26 08:24:39

Comprehensive apps help students and teachers prepare for upcoming AP® tests with integrated review and practice tools HERNDON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leading provider of online learning solutions for grades K through 12, has more than doubled its mobile product catalog with the addition of 24 new AP® Exam Prep apps. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110113/PH29436LOGO AP® Exam Prep Apps are the most comprehensive apps available on tablets today for...

2014-02-20 23:26:24

ALOHA Mind Math’s top 5 warning signs indicate a child’s learning could be suffering. It is important for parents to act quickly upon these signs. EDISON, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 According to ALOHA Mind Math, report cards are not the only signs a child is struggling in school and needs help. Throughout the school year look for subtle and obvious signals that can indicate their learning is suffering. 1. Is the child’s morning routine draining for parents and/or the family? If...

2014-01-17 08:25:23

Aberdeen selected out of 465 participating schools nationwide for award recognizing outstanding achievement in Advanced Placement courses ABERDEEN, Md., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today named Aberdeen High School "School of the Year" for outstanding results on Advanced Placement* (AP) math, science and English exams. NMSI and The Boeing Company presented the award to Aberdeen students and faculty at a special celebration...

2013-12-20 23:23:04

ALOHA Mind Math to launch a vocabulary bee for elementary school children at centers in 2014. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 ALOHA Mind Math unveiled new 2014 initiatives at their third quarter franchise meeting. One new student program being instituted is a language arts competition for elementary school children, a national vocabulary bee. “We wanted to introduce something that would offer a fun competitive environment where both kids and their families would be able to enjoy....

2013-12-11 13:01:28

A new study contradicts the popular theory that students perform better when surrounded by higher-achieving classmates. Michigan State University’s Scott Imberman and colleagues found that marginal students in a middle school gifted and talented program – despite learning alongside the “best and brightest” – performed no better on national tests than a similar group of students who didn’t qualify for the program. “This paper is part of a growing body of literature...

2013-11-18 23:30:11

New Jersey’s only school exclusively for gifted and talented children started accepting new student applications for the 2014-15 school year on November 15, 2013. Westwood, NJ (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Last week, Primoris Academy officially started accepting new student applications for the 2014-15 school year. There is no cost to apply to Primoris Academy; however, it only accepts very smart 5 through 12 year-olds and has created an admissions process to identify which children will do...

2013-11-12 23:00:58

Academic Support Combined with Mental Health Treatment Provides Balance for Students Malibu, CA (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 According to figures from the academic sector, approximately 3 million gifted students are currently enrolled in schools throughout the United States. While all teens and adolescents face an increasing number of social and internal emotional challenges, those with greater than average intelligence and abilities are often confronted with their own unique set of...

2013-10-26 23:02:26

Academic Support Combined With Mental Health Treatment Provides Balance For Students Malibu, California (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 According to figures from the academic sector, approximately 3 million gifted students are currently enrolled in schools throughout the United States. While all teens and adolescents face an increasing number of social and internal emotional challenges, those with greater than average intelligence and abilities are often confronted with their own unique set of...

2013-10-22 23:22:41

Innovative teachers and AP® coordinators used Shmoop as part of program to improve AP enrollment, saw college eligible test scores shoot up 3x with 10% increase in college matriculation. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Despite recent news of the budget woes plaguing the school district of Philadelphia, a bright spot has been the success stories coming out of Northeast High School, located in one of the lowest income areas of the city. As part of a rigorous Advanced...

2013-10-17 23:28:32

ALOHA Mind Math recognizes that the education system is in a transition. ALOHA Mind Math programs adjust for educational changes. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 http://www.alohamindmath.com ALOHA Mind Math recognizes that the education system is in a transition. Curriculum nationwide is changing via the Common Core Standards. In time, the concept of the new guidelines will enable consistency nationwide, even if a student moves to another school district or even out of state. School...