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2009-05-04 08:30:00

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michigan City Area Schools' math scores on the Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress-Plus (ISTEP+) have increased most years since implementing Wright Group/McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics(R), bringing averages closer to the state average than ever before. ISTEP+ is given at the beginning of the school year, thereby assessing skills students retained from the year before. During the 2003-2004 school year, as Everyday...

2009-04-01 08:39:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Educators needing special education and intervention materials for Tier 2 and Tier 3 can now access tailored solutions on the new InterventionResources.com, developed by SRA and Wright Group -- both divisions of McGraw-Hill Education. The site includes resources on Response to Intervention (RtI) and a tool to help educators identify appropriate curriculum options for their students with special needs. "This is a time of opportunity for educators, from...

2009-03-18 13:10:00

NORMAN, Okla., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Elementary math scores are on the rise in the Norman Public Schools, and teachers credit the increase to Everyday Mathematics(R) from Wright Group/McGraw-Hill. The district adopted the program in the fall of 2004 for Grades 1-5. Now Everyday Mathematics is used in Grades K-5. In 2003, Norman was using a different basal mathematics curriculum, and 83% of its Grade 5 students were scoring at a Proficient Level while only 24% were scoring at an Advanced...

2009-02-19 10:41:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Group/McGraw-Hill has begun publishing the third edition of UCSMP Advanced Algebra. Appropriate for Grade Levels 10-12, UCSMP Advanced Algebra emphasizes facility with algebraic expressions and forms, especially linear and quadratic forms, powers and roots, and functions based on these concepts. Students study logarithmic, trigonometric, polynomial, and other special functions both for their abstract properties and as tools for modeling real-world...

2009-02-17 08:30:00

With Everyday Mathematics, Andover Public Schools Outperform State Average for Math Scores ANDOVER, Kan., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Andover Public School District has been a consistently high-achieving district. After implementing Wright Group/McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics(R) in Grades K-5, the percentage of elementary students passing the Kansas Math Assessment has improved even more, often out-performing the state average. Each Spring, Grades 4-5 students take the Kansas Math...

2009-01-06 12:40:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest edition of Everyday Mathematics(R) features the Assessment Management System (AMS), an online tool that allows teachers to track individual and group progress toward Grade-Level Goals as identified in the research-based program. Available at EverydayMathOnline.com, the AMS is integrated with the complete Everyday Mathematics eSuite, which includes an ePlanner, eGames, the Interactive Student Reference Book, Family Letters, and much more. Based on...

2008-11-12 18:00:16

CHICAGO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kentucky Department of Education has selected UCSMP Transition Mathematics and UCSMP Algebra, published by Wright Group/McGraw-Hill, for its state math adoption. The secondary school programs correlate with state standards and offer enriched content, real-world applications to problem solving, and integrated use of technology. UCSMP Transition Mathematics and UCSMP Algebra -- available at WrightGroup.com -- were developed by the University of Chicago...

2008-11-10 21:00:11

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Pittsburgh students continue to make substantial gains in reading and mathematics achievement on the Pennsylvania System of School Assessment (PSSA), according to the 2007-2008 student achievement results for the Pittsburgh Public Schools. The District adopted the Macmillan/McGraw-Hill K-6 reading and language arts curriculum, Treasures, in 2005-2006 and has used Wright Group/McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics program for approximately 14 years. The annual...

2008-10-22 12:00:43

MORIARTY, N.M., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Since Everyday Mathematics from Wright Group/McGraw-Hill has been implemented in the Moriarty-Edgewood School District, math scores have consistently improved. In fact, the New Mexico Standards Based Assessment (NMSBA) test showed the percentage of elementary students scoring Proficient and Above in mathematics increased by 16 percent since the program was piloted in 2006. Before the district began using Everyday Mathematics, only 35 percent of...

2008-07-17 12:01:05

TAUNTON, Mass., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Taunton Public Schools recently boosted elementary math scores on the Stanford 9 standardized test with support from Wright Group/McGraw-Hill's Everyday Mathematics curriculum, which was adopted in 2001 for Grades K-5 and in 2005 for Grade 6. Twenty percent of Grade 2 students scored Advanced, up from 12% in 2004-2005. Meanwhile, only 4% of students scored in the Below Basic category, compared to 12% three years ago. "The continued improvement over...