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2014-07-01 20:22:14

NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harwood Feffer LLP (www.hfesq.com) is investigating potential claims against the board of directors of STAAR Surgical Company ("STAAR" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: STAA) concerning whether the board has breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders or violated the federal securities laws. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120215/MM54604LOGO On May 21, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a warning letter to STAAR stating that an...

2014-06-11 08:28:37

MONROVIA, Calif., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that management will be presenting at the 2014 Wells Fargo Healthcare Conference to be held in Boston at the InterContinental Hotel on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 2:25 p.m. ET. Barry Caldwell, President and CEO, and Steve Brown, CFO will offer a general overview of the Company's...

2014-06-10 20:24:13

DESOTO, Texas, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DeSoto Independent School District (ISD), TX is an urban district in South Dallas in which nearly 70% of students are economically disadvantaged. Yet a recent study commissioned by DeSoto ISD shows that students who studied online using Penda Learning scored significantly higher in Math and Science STAAR assessments than students who did not use the program. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116722 -- 11% more students that...

2014-05-29 12:28:28

MONROVIA, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that management will participate in the Jefferies Global Healthcare Conference at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York on Monday, June 2 at 1:30 p.m. PT/4:30 p.m. ET. Barry Caldwell, President and CEO, and Steve Brown, CFO will offer a general overview of the Company's current...

2014-05-12 23:11:38

Demonstrating Positive Effects of Informal Education on Formal Education Austin, TX (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Study Shows Girlstart After School Students Perform Better Academically Than Peers, Demonstrating Positive Effects of Informal Education on Formal Education In the past year, Girlstart’s STEM education programming for girls have been lauded by Change the Equation (a nonprofit, nonpartisan, CEO-led initiative that is mobilizing the business community to improve the quality of STEM...

2014-05-01 08:35:12

MONROVIA, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that management expects to participate in the following investor conferences: The 39th Annual Deutsche Bank Health Care Conference at the InterContinental Boston Hotel on Wednesday, May 7 at 12:30 p.m. PT/3:30 p.m. ET The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Health Care Conference at the...

2014-04-09 23:21:59

Predictability Study Provides ISIP Cut Scores that Reflect Strong Probability of Passing Texas Reading Assessment Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Student results on Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP) assessments can determine a high probability of passing the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) Reading tests, according to a predictability study released in March 2014. The study identified the cut score of the ISIP Overall Reading Ability Score that can be...

2014-03-25 23:33:56

Predictability Study Finds Strong Correlation Between ISIP Reading, Texas Reading Assessment Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Student results on Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP™) assessments provide a strong indicator of potential scores on the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR®) Reading tests, according to a predictability study released in 2014. Using data from the Garland Independent School District (Garland ISD) in Garland, Texas, Istation's...

2014-02-24 08:27:27

MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that it will participate in the 34th Annual Cowen Health Care Conference at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel on Monday, March 3 at 4:50 p.m. ET. Barry Caldwell, President and CEO, and Steve Brown, CFO will present a general overview of the business, the Company's recent financial...

2014-02-14 08:25:48

MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses for the eye, today announced that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter ended January 3, 2014 on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 after the market close. STAAR will host a conference call and webcast on Wednesday, February 26 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern / 1:30 p.m. Pacific to discuss these results and recent corporate...


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