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New Study of N.J.s Preschool Program Confirms Lasting Effects of Pre-K

The latest study of New Jersey’s Abbott Preschool Program shows that children in the state’s most disadvantaged communities who participate in the pre-K program make significant gains in literacy, language, math and science through 4th and 5th grade. These findings build on previous results from kindergarten entry and at second grade follow-up.

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Edgenuity, NWEA Partner to Drive English Language Arts, Math

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions and Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), a leader in computer adaptive assessments that measure academic growth independent of grade, today announced the creation of a powerful new integration that will be available later this year.  

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Abt Associates Gets Top Grades for Evaluation of 'Striving Readers'

Each evaluation funded under Striving Readers—a discretionary grant program focused on improving the reading achievement of middle and high school-age students—was shown to meet the highest standards of scientific evidence, as defined by IES’ What Works Clearinghouse, an achievement that only 6% of studies reviewed have realized.

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A Smart Way to Stretch Your Budget

With budgets tighter than ever, few schools have any extra dollars to spend on special events.

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Early Reading Program, Everyday Learning Fun, Launched

Everyday Learning Fun integrates instruction (aligned with Common Core State Standards) with student guidance, immediate, non-judgmental feedback, and unlimited repetition.

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QC Educator Files Patent for Porta-School

Dr. Diana Muir of East Moline, IL has filed a provisional process patent for a product called Porta-School that contains everything you need to take a class, teach an entire high school program or learn a career/technical trade anywhere in the world on a solar powered tablet.

Attleboro (Mass.) Schools Pull Out of Math, Science Initiative

Attleboro schools are ending their formal partnership with the Massachusetts Math and Science Initiative which brought broader student participation in advanced courses at the high school over the last four years.

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Threats Continue At Calif. Schools

For the third time in less than a week, a middle school in Fremont on Monday received a threatening phone call, police said.

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Grand Rapids Schools Superintendent Won't Seek Raise In $165,000 Salary

Despite an annual performance evaluation ranking her as “highly effective,” Grand Rapids Public Schools Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal won’t be getting a raise this year – because she didn’t ask for one.

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Benchmark Your District's Progress Toward 21st Century Education Goals

School district administrators from across the country are participating in the Software and Information Industry Association’s 6th annual Vision K20 Survey. Administrators participating in the survey can benchmark progress toward 21st century education goals.

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