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2010-07-20 06:40:00

MIAMI, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Private, public, and gifted school programs nationwide present intimidating and convoluted admissions systems that can lock children into a specific path that can determine the rest of their academic career.

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2010-06-20 08:10:00

Students in grades five through eight, particularly those from disadvantaged families, tend to post lower scores once these technologies arrive in their home.

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2010-04-14 12:50:00

While human resources experts often find it difficult to identify suitable candidates or evaluate existing employees’ talents and skills, assessment centers undoubtedly provide a useful tool for appraising competences.

2010-03-31 10:00:00

PITTSBURGH, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Apangea Learning Inc.

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.

2009-05-23 13:09:45

Children who ate fast food more than three times a week scored lower on literacy tests, researchers at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee said. The researchers studied more than 5,500 primary school children, with parental income, race and weight taken into account, The Daily Telegraph in Britain reported

2009-04-15 15:00:00

New comprehensive standards benchmark platform will increase information, and reduce testing time WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Renaissance Learning, the leading provider of online web-based computerized tests for schools, announced today the availability of a comprehensive standards benchmark testing platform available to school districts on a statewide contract basis.

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2009-02-26 09:50:00

In another “Freakonomics”-style study that turns conventional wisdom about public- versus private-school education on its head, a team of University of Illinois education professors has found that public-school students outperform their private-school classmates on standardized math tests, thanks to two key factors: certified math teachers, and a modern, reform-oriented math curriculum.


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