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2012-01-17 16:00:00

Innovative website combines fun and learning to boost academic performance Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 Test anxiety is virtually universal among students, reports the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).Some students do not struggle with the actual academic material. These students may experience test anxiety or a lack of preparedness that can actually hurt test performance, even among students knowledgeable about the material covered on the exam. TellyQuiz can also...

2011-12-21 08:00:00

New education concept by tellyquiz.com has helped more than 200,000 students worldwide (PRWEB) December 21, 2011 According to educational experts, even the most intelligent students can be affected by a lack of motivation, poor time management, procrastination, and performance anxiety. If parents could encourage their children from an early age to overcome these barriers to learning, they could help them achieve much more over the long-term. TellyQuiz.com is a new website dedicated to...

2011-12-05 01:00:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Student debt has surpassed credit card debt for the first time in U.S. history, and the amount of outstanding student loans is expected to exceed $1 trillion in 2011. College seniors graduated with an average of $25,250 in student loans in 2010, up 5 percent from the previous year, according to The Project on Student Debt. The issue has prompted U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to call on higher education officials to work with greater...

2011-11-02 07:00:00

Carlbrook School is pleased to announce that this week will mark the fifth year of existence for its Transition Services programming, a comprehensive aftercare curriculum designed to assist parents and students in acclimating to life after Carlbrook and sustaining the gains achieved during their tenure at the school. (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 Carlbrook School is pleased to announce that this week will mark the fifth year of existence for its Transition Services programming, a comprehensive...

2011-10-04 07:57:00

PORTLAND, Maine, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Students preparing for the rigors of the college admissions process have an easy and affordable solution with PossibilityU.com, an innovative online alternative to traditional college counseling. Launching today, PossibilityU makes world-class college admissions counseling available to any student who has Internet access, thus giving every student a competitive edge to get into the school of their choice. The service combines an engaging,...

2011-09-07 13:22:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Naviance, the leading provider of measurable student success solutions for K-12 schools and districts, announces its partnership with Spotsylvania County School to provide the district's five high schools with Naviance Succeed®, a platform that helps schools develop multiyear, personalized learning plans. Fueled by the 2009 Board of Education revision mandating personal learning plans for each middle and high school student...

2011-08-29 13:00:00

The Bureau for At-Risk Youth releases latest buyerâs guide to address guidance and counseling efforts. Woodbury, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2011 The Guidance Group announces its publication of The Bureau for At-Risk Youth Fall 2011 Buyerâs Guide. This catalog of low-cost, prevention tools is focused on helping children and teens from grades 3-12 make smart, safe life choices. The catalog includes over 200 research-based supplemental materials including curricula, live...

2011-08-25 08:07:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EssayExcellence (essayexcellence.net) has introduced a new service that helps high school and college seniors differentiate themselves from other applicants in their admissions essays. Aspiring students can upload the essay topics on the admission application along with their self-written response in draft form and receive expert help from one of the company's tutors, all of whom have earned graduate degrees. Turn-around time is minimal; a typical...

2011-08-19 00:02:04

Professional Development Resources has released a series of new online courses on school-based assessment and treatment of children. The Florida company, which is accredited to provide continuing education to psychologists, social workers, counselors, speech-language pathologists, registered dietitians and occupational therapists, has announced new courses addressing issues that will be occupying school professionals as the new school year begins. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) August 18, 2011...

2011-08-02 12:27:23

The fastest growing group of students in America's K-12 schools are Latino. Evidence-based programs addressing the unique language and cultural needs of that population are successful in narrowing the traditional achievement gap, according to a recent study in Counseling Outcome Research and Evaluation (published by SAGE, on the behalf of the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education). Researchers Ana Leon, Elizabeth Villares, Greg Brigman, Linda Webb, and Paul Peluso studied 4th...