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2014-05-09 08:24:41

Trusted brand provides teachers with a literacy solution to help K-3 students achieve reading mastery and meet state standards for college and career readiness NEW ORLEANS, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the International Reading Association's 2014 Annual Convention, McGraw-Hill Education announced that it will begin rolling out the next generation of SRA Open Court Reading, one of the company's most trusted reading programs. Launching now are Foundational Skills Kits for Grades K-3, a...

2013-01-29 23:01:30

Correlation services by EdGate Correlation Services now available through JES & Co. Gig Harbor, WA (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 EdGate Correlation Services and JES & Co. announced today that they are partnering to offer correlation services to JES & Co.´s Achievement Standards Network (ASN) subscribers. Many of JES & Co.´s ASN users need help correlating resources to learning objectives such as the Common Core State Standards and want to make sure that ASN uniform...

New Controversial Math Standards Gain Ambitious Support
2012-11-06 11:08:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As Americans head to the polls today, one of the issues that might be influencing their decisions are the different politician´s policies on education. A new study from Michigan State University researchers supports one controversial policy about to be put into place by 46 states in 2014, the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSSM). The two MSU researchers, William Schmidt and Richard Houang, found that states whose...

2008-10-30 12:00:55

Every year, more than half a million students drop out of high school -- one student every 26 seconds. To address this critical challenge, Curriculum Advantage(TM) Inc. today introduces a new, research-based instructional model to help school districts reduce dropout rates; thereby increasing graduation rates. Developed for middle and high schools, the Preparing All Students for Success (PASS) Model is designed to identify struggling students and help every student reach graduation using...

2008-08-27 15:01:00

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Deborah Veney Robinson of Communities In Schools, +1- 703-518-2545; +1-703-615-5476, robinsond@cisnet.org Communities In Schools Releases Results of Seven-State Study That Shows Improvement in Math, Reading and Graduation Rates is Linked to Integrated Service Provision ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Communities In Schools, the nations largest dropout prevention organization, has released initial results from the midpoint of its...

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2008-08-07 09:55:00

Report Offers Guidance on Evaluating Children in Preschool Programs, Urges Caution in Implementing High-Stakes Assessments Growing interest in publicly funded programs for young children has drawn attention to whether and how Head Start and other early childhood programs should be asked to prove their worth.  Congress asked the National Research Council for guidance on how to identify important outcomes for children from birth to age 5 and how best to assess them in preschools, child...

2008-02-14 03:00:29

By Hardman, Michael L Dawson, Shirley ABSTRACT: The promise that all children will achieve higher levels of academic performance is the foundation of the current educational reform movement. Standards-based reform began with financial assistance to the states for the development of content and performance standards, improved teacher quality, and increased school accountability. The reform movement has evolved to federal corrective action under the No Child Left Behind Act (2001) and the...


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toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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