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Some Tutors Are Shouldering a Wider Load

Kateria Barnes was two weeks into her freshman year at New York University when she began to feel anxious and overwhelmed. There was so much to do: navigate a new city, register for classes, find classrooms, buy books.

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Plato Learning Gets New Name: Edmentum

Vin Riera, CEO of Bloomington-based education-software firm Plato Learning will announce Thursday that the company is changing its name to "Edmentum" to reflect its growing "online-learning solutions" focused on 21st-century classrooms.

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ST Math: Impressing the littlest and the biggest judges

MIND Research Institute’s ST Math program allows young California charter school to raise test scores and improve teaching

Education Can Change a Family's Destiny

On Sept. 20, Jaime Casap, senior education evangelist at Google, Inc., gave the keynote presentation at the District Administration Leadership Institute Summit at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, Ariz. Casap had the audience thinking about the meaning of true educational vision and where we need to be in the future with regard to creating a learning environment that brings out the best in every child. A summary of his keynote is below.

There’s nothing virtual about student success through online math practice

New Jersey students count on IXL Learning to reinforce lessons and meet state standards

Are Expanded-Learning-Time Models Worthwhile?

Sally Reis & Joe Renzulli

Personalized learning pioneers say student interest and engagement reveal hidden potentials that are key to achievement.

Affinity Schools Are Inevitable

Mobile technology is a key enabler.
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Fight for Middle School Spots Enriches Tutoring Firms

In New York City, where even seats in public schools can be the rewards of a Darwinian contest, the tutoring industry has found a whole new lode to mine.

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A Strong Leader Touts Physical Fitness

EdVantages’ and Performance Academies’ founder stresses the values of fitness, as well as back to basics curriculum, to address the whole child.

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