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2014-07-24 12:31:42

Pilot study shares lessons learned for educators and policymakers about assessment design WASHINGTON, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An innovative pilot study administered as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has demonstrated that fourth-grade students can meaningfully participate in a computer-based writing assessment. The study, conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), presents lessons learned that can inform educators' and...

2014-06-04 23:14:37

On June 20-23, 2014, U. S. Presidential Scholars alumni, who have received our nation's highest academic honor for high school seniors, will gather in Washington, DC, to celebrate the program's 50th anniversary. The U.S. Presidential Scholars program, established by Lyndon Johnson in 1964, has honored more than 6,000 of our nation's young men and women for their achievement, leadership, and community service. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 On June 20-23, 2014, U. S. Presidential...

2014-02-04 23:26:42

Company’s flagship product integrates data aggregation and cloud computing to create a robust, tamper-proof system that exceeds Clery Act compliance standards. LANSING, M (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Criminal Sciences, LLC, providing scalable and affordable cloud-based security solutions, announced today that it has launched CSAReport, the first product of its kind designed to assist Campus Safety Authorities (CSA) and law enforcement officials with what a recent White House report cited...

2013-09-02 23:02:10

As Tri-Valley School District is perched to begin the new school year, NEF Cyberlearning announces that it is partnering with the State University of New York, TEKSystems, Pearson Education and Skillsoft to advance STEM+ education in Tri-Valley school district for the 2013-14 school year. (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 As Tri-Valley School District (PA) is perched to begin the new school year, NEF Cyberlearning announces that it is partnering with the State University of New York, TEKSystems,...

2013-08-31 23:03:55

Canton Central School District (Canton, NY) NEF-Cyberlearning STEM Academy will welcome students this fall. This opportunity is designed to continue the district’s mission to provide a core curriculum aligned program for all students. (PRWEB) August 31, 2013 Canton Central School District's (Canton, NY) NEF-Cyberlearning STEM Academy will welcome students this fall. This opportunity is designed to continue the district’s mission to provide a core curriculum aligned program for all...

2013-08-29 23:23:44

Meade Middle School, one of 19 middle schools in Anne Arundel County, Maryland that serves over 75,000 students has been selected as participating school in the NEF-TEKSystems partnership program. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Meade Middle School, one of 19 middle schools in Anne Arundel County, Maryland that serves over 75,000 students has been selected as participating school in the NEF-TEKSystems partnership program. In conjunction with one of the goals of Anne Arundel County schools this...

2013-08-28 23:01:49

As Seattle Public Schools are perched to begin the new school year, NEF Cyberlearning announces that it is partnering with the State University of New York, TEKSystems, Pearson Education and Skillsoft to advance STEM+ education in Seattle school districts for the 2013-14 school year. (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 As Seattle Public Schools are perched to begin the new school year, NEF Cyberlearning announces that it is partnering with the State University of New York, TEKSystems, Pearson...

2013-08-27 23:01:05

Dallas ISD and Laredo ISD have accepted NEF Cyberlearning grants that will see the opening of STEM academies beginning this fall. NEF Cyberlearning STEM Academies’ vision is to compliment the Texas Public schools educational goal of providing an academic experience that prepares them for success in the classroom and workforce. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Dallas ISD and Laredo ISD have accepted NEF Cyberlearning grants that will see the opening of STEM academies beginning this...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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