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2013-09-24 23:20:21

Sapling Learning Announces TEA Approval of Texas High School Suite of Science Products (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Austin-based Sapling Learning is pleased to announce that its entire Texas High School Suite of Science products has been approved by the TEA to meet 100% of the TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills) and ELPS (English Language Proficiency Standards). These programs include Dynamic Biology, Dynamic Chemistry, and Dynamic Physics. The cornerstone of Sapling’s Dynamic...

2012-06-11 09:53:11

Conclusions illustrate complexities of analyzing student achievement Closing the academic gaps in performance among students from diverse backgrounds is a challenge for schools and a mandate from the government. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has prompted schools and school districts to re-examine elements that impact student achievements. A study completed by a recent graduate from University of Houston's Executive Education Doctorate in Professional Leadership suggests that...

2010-10-04 10:18:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- SXSW Interactive is introducing a new event covering education and technology called SXSWedu. SXSWedu is proud to host, as its inaugural event, an educational conference celebrating Texas' new K-12 education portal, Project Share. The conference, "Project Share: Knowledge Knows No Boundaries," will be held March 8-10, 2011, at the ATT Conference Center in Austin, Texas. Project Share is a Texas Education Agency initiative that supports the...

2010-08-11 06:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of Texas has approved the Northwest Evaluation Association's Measures of Academic Progress® (MAP) assessments to guide Texas schools in helping their Limited English Proficient students learn well and keep up with their peers. The approval by the Texas Education Agency means school districts across Texas can begin using the respected MAP assessments for state-required testing of their LEP students this fall and...

2010-04-27 07:30:00

BOSTON, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Education Agency, in conjunction with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, announced that they have selected ConnectEDU to develop their Online College Preparation Assistance Pilot Program. This program will help high school students manage the complex college selection and application process. The pilot program will provide free college and career preparation tools for students and families in Texas in a single online resource....

2009-09-22 11:19:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Believing that student achievement and teacher satisfaction can be improved by giving educators timely, relevant insights about student performance, the Dell family foundation today announced a $10 million commitment to establish a Texas Student Data System (TSDS). The investment will support the delivery of a modern, flexible, powerful and actionable student-centric education data system for K-12 schools that educators can use to make decisions,...

2009-08-11 15:15:00

DALLAS, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager Expanded Learning((R)) announced today it will make its math intervention program, Vmath((R)) available in Spanish for students nationally in grade two, as well as for students in grades three through five in Texas. The new Spanish versions, titled Vmath en Espanol and Vmath Texas Edition en Espanol, will give Spanish-speaking students who struggle the opportunity to access a math intervention program that provides them with a better chance of...

2008-08-14 03:00:40

Scientific Learning's reading intervention software is tapped to help students achieve or exceed passing scores on the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills Scientific Learning Corporation Media Contact: Jessica Lindl, 510-625-6784 Vice President of Marketing jlindl@scilearn.com or Investor Contact: Jane A. Freeman, 510-625-2281 Executive Vice President and CFO investorrelations@scilearn.com For the second time in a row, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has named...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.