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2013-09-11 08:34:16

More than 25,000 K-12 Schools across 7,000 districts nationwide choose TenMarks for its depth of alignment, embedded instruction, and easy differentiation BURLINGAME, Calif., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TenMarks Education today announced the addition of more than 20,000 new questions to its web-based adaptive math program, helping K-12 students, teachers, schools and districts meet new Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for math, which will deepen millions of students' conceptual...

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...