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ACT linking study provides guidance on international benchmarking of U.S. college and career readiness

The study was conducted with support and guidance from both the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which administers the PISA, and the National Center for Education Statistics.

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Think Through Math named to DA's Reader's Choice Top 100 Products

Designed to help students prepare for rigorous Common Core and TEKS standards and next-generation assessments, Think Through Math students will complete a billion math problems this school year.

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SAS Curriculum Pathways now available to all netTrekker subscribers

Available at no cost, SAS Curriculum Pathways provides interactive, standards-based resources featuring hundreds of interactive tools, inquiries, Web lessons and audio tutorials in every core subject for traditional, virtual and home schools.

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Pearson unveils new spoken Chinese test

Developed in collaboration with language experts at Peking University, the new Spoken Chinese Test is fully automated and can easily be taken over the phone or via computer with a detailed score report available within minutes after the test is completed.

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Adapt Courseware launches first business administration offerings

The release of these core business administration requirements helps colleges and universities meet student demand, while at the same time enabling them to deliver a more engaging and productive learning experience for the growing number of students who are pursuing business degrees.

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Certiport announces availability of Autodesk Maya and 3ds Max Certification Exams

Autodesk Certification can enhance the competitive edge and reputation of organizations that adopt its use, while providing an industry-accepted credential that students and professionals can use to achieve academic success and advance their careers.

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Fujitsu to implement ConnectEdBC, a new student information system for schools

Fujitsu has partnered with Follett Corporation to implement the next-generation SIS that will play a pivotal role in the transformation of learning empowered by technology. ConnectEdBC will help teachers to plan a more personalized learning experience with students and their parents.

After years of decline, a Boston school rebounds

A Dorchester elementary school has gone from one of the worst in the state to one of the best—in only three years.

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Lack of sex education in Oklahoma City schools raises questions

Oklahoma's largest school district no longer offers sex education courses, choosing instead to teach related content that applies to core subjects like physiology and elective courses such as adult and family living.

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Study: Wealthy N.Y. schools spend 80% more than poor

The New York State United Teachers union says the spending gap points to issues with the state’s 2 percent property-tax cap, which the group is trying to overturn in court.

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