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    Increased access to digital textbooks is empowering students and increasing academic performance

    ...21;3/4″ el_position=”last”] SUCCESS STORY Increased access to digital textbooks is empowering students and increasing academic performance Archbishop Stepinac High School, New York [/spb_text_block] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width=”1/6″ el_position=”firs...
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    Independent Research Study Confirms Prentice Hall Algebra Curriculum Prepares Students for Rigors of College Math

    ...al Resources Help Scores Jump 38 Percentile Points in One Year New York, NY, January 20, 2011 — Secondary students across the nation are ready to tackle the rigors of higher-level math after learning with: Pearson’s Prentice Hall Algebra 1, according to an: independent research study conducted by Planning, Research, and Evaluation Services (PRES) Associates. Study data from research in five states confirmed that these students improve...
  • "Real Talk: Bringing STEM Into the Mainstream" by Olivia Armstrong

    ...iate level because they felt they didn’t have the right background. As an Engineering Ambassador to prospective students, and as a member of the SELF Engineering Leadership Fellowship, I realize the great need we have for scientists, engineers, and researchers in industry and also in academia. I now make it a point to reach out to younger students interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) at the middle school and high sch...
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    Learning in Muskogee Schools Going Digital

    Muskogee Public Schools to transform learning for junior and high school students in partnership with Pearson Muskogee, OK, July 23, 2013 In a major effort to boost the number of graduates ready to tackle college and careers after high school, the Muskogee Board of Education on Tuesday approved a partnership with the Pearson education company that will help transform how Muskogee students learn. Muskogee Public Schools soon will get new digital...
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    Assessment & Placement

    ...aration and assessment to making sense of assessment data and creating personalized learning pathways that move students toward their personal goals, we’ll help you set your students up for long-term success from the start. [/spb_text_block] [/spb_row] [spb_row wrap_type=”content-width” row_bg_color=”greysection” parallax_type=”color” bg_type=”cover” parallax_video_height=”video-height”...
  • Have It Your Way, Not Just for Fast Food Anymore!

    ...ever, say that you can’t always get what you want. Apply this same scenario to education and you will find that students all want different things when it comes to their “schooling” but the current system sides with the Stones. To be fair, there are valiant efforts out there attempting to change the dynamics of instruction and some of them are beginning to lay the foundation for new educational frameworks. In Forsyth County Schools, we are lookin...
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    New Pearson Foundation Survey: Community College Students Shut Out of Classes

    can i get my ex back Six in 10 students go online to take courses Recent high school graduates concerned about their college-readiness New York, NY, November 17, 2011 — The weak job market of the past few years has brought a wave of applicants to community colleges in search of job training and lower-cost higher education. But according to the results of the second annual Pearson Foundation Community College Student Survey, community colle...
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    Elementary Students Improve Three Grade-Level Equivalents with Pearson’s SuccessMaker

    ...ironment Harnesses Technology to Close the Achievement Gap Chandler, AZ,: March 2, 2010 — Elementary math students are improving as much as three grade-level equivalents over the course of one school year thanks to Pearson’s: SuccessMaker, an adaptive digital learning environment for K-8 students, according to the latest independent efficacy research from Gatti Evaluation, Inc. The Gatti Evaluation study shows fifth-grade students le...
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    Elementary Students Improve Three Grade-Level Equivalents with Pearson's SuccessMaker

    ...ironment Harnesses Technology to Close the Achievement Gap Chandler, AZ,: March 2, 2010 — Elementary math students are improving as much as three grade-level equivalents over the course of one school year thanks to Pearson’s: SuccessMaker, an adaptive digital learning environment for K-8 students, according to the latest independent efficacy research from Gatti Evaluation, Inc. The Gatti Evaluation study shows fifth-grade students le...
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    Peer Talk: Calling for Action to Help New College Graduates Succeed

    Graduation is an approaching reality for college students across the globe. As I began browsing the web for entry-level positions, I noticed a common requirement across almost all postings that I’m sure every college student has seen before, “requires 1-2 years of experience.” Many students, including myself, haven’t fulfilled that criteria. A driving force of recent graduate unemployment and underemployment is the gap between the skills student...
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    Louisiana Connections Academy to Expand

    State Board of Education Increases Student Enrollment at Virtual Charter School; May Serve 1000 Students in Grades K-12 Statewide   BATON ROUGE (March 9, 2012) – More Louisiana students in grades K-12 will be allowed to enroll in Louisiana Connection Academy for the 2012-2013 school year thanks to actions taken by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education today.  Louisiana Connections Academy is a free public virtual charter school t...
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    Pearson’s WriteToLearn Adds Enhanced Features for English Learners

    ...loomington, Minn. November 06, 2013 According to the National Center for Education Statistics, nearly 5 million students arrive in U.S. classrooms every day facing not just the challenge of meeting today’s more rigorous achievement goals, but also the hurdle of learning a new language. Considered by many to be the fastest-growing demographic group in U.S. public schools, English Learners (ELs) must have access to tools for building the literacy s...
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    Connections Education, Leading Virtual Education Provider, Wins Three 2012 BESSIE Awards for Exemplary Educational Software

    ...nnectionsEducation.com), a leading provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual education solutions for students and educational institutions, has been named a multiple winner of ComputED Gazette’s 18th Annual Best Education Software Awards (BESSIE Awards).  The e-learning innovator won three 2012 BESSIE Awards for its exemplary, proprietary educational software and learning tools: Oklahoma State History — Upper Elementary Social S...
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    New York’s Nassau BOCES Pilots Innovative, Computer-Based Measures of College Readiness

    ...unced today that it is participating in a major pilot of new measures of college readiness that will enable all students to graduate ready to be globally competitive. Led by Pearson’s Research & Innovation Network Center for College & Career Success, this initiative is part of a major R&D project to develop a methodology for large-scale, innovative, computer-based approaches for the assessment of college and career readiness using inn...
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    Powering up with Pearson's Mastering, Students Successfully Master Challenging Courses

    ...ng. Boston, MA, February 15, 2010 — Professor Scott Hildreth has spent years teaching engineering students about physics and astronomy. He says America’s colleges and universities should do more to prepare students for science-related careers. “We need to be teaching with 21st Century tools,” says Professor Hildreth. “We need to be able to create the world first for our students in our classrooms that matches...
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    Five Teachers Rewarded for Creatively Helping Students Avoid “Summer Slump”

    ...port Summer Learning Bloomington, MN, July 18, 2011 — Five teachers with creative ideas for ensuring that students avoid the "summer slump" in reading and writing will now boost their efforts and record their results with micro-grants from WeAreTeachers and Pearson’s WriteToLearn. These talented teachers submitted their ideas on WeAreTeachers’ powerful online community, where thousands of their colleagues around t...
  • Transforming the Lecture Space

    ...riginal article here. Imagine yourself sitting in a large lecture hall–which can range between 300 to 500 students–and while you are trying your best to digest what your instructor is saying, your mind is on everything else except what the teacher is saying. Who can blame you? Within an arm’s reach, you have instant access to news, entertainment, and virtually anyone around the world because of that handy device they call a smartphone...
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    Connections Education, Leading Virtual Education Provider, Wins Multiple EDDIE Awards for Curriculum Excellence

    ...ine Arts – BALTIMORE, MD (Oct 14, 2013) – Connections Education, a leading virtual education provider for students in grades K-12, has been honored with four national awards for curriculum excellence.  Part of the global education company, Pearson, Connections Education was named a winner of four ComputED Gazette’s 18th Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIE Awards) for its outstanding curriculum offerings.  The award-winning curric...
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    Florida Students Win Global Call to Action Challenge, Sponsored by the Pearson Foundation and PeaceJam

    ...er School Earns Visit from Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams New York, NY, November 07, 2011 — A team of students from the Chautauqua Learn and Serve Charter School in Panama City, Florida today were named the 2011 winners of the Global Call to Action Challenge, sponsored by the Pearson Foundation and PeaceJam. The award to the Chautauqua PeaceJam chapter recognizes their efforts to advance the rights of people with disabilities throughout...
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    Rural Tennessee Students Make Great Strides in Writing and Reading-Comprehension Skills With Web-Based Tool From Pearson

    ...English/Language Arts Lexington, KY, March 23, 2011 — Whether studying history, science or language arts, students in Henderson County Schools in rural Tennessee are making steady gains in building critical literacy skills with the help of: WriteToLearn™, Pearson’s web-based tool for building writing and reading-comprehension skills. “We’re having great success with WriteToLearn across the curriculum,” said Ste...
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    Global Leader Pearson Creates Leading Curriculum, Apps for Digital Learning Environments

    ...software, services and solutions to create new applications and advance a digital education model that prepares students to thrive in an increasingly personalized learning environment. The first collaboration between the two global companies will combine Pearson’s Common Core System of Courses with the groundbreaking capabilities of the Windows 8 touchscreen environment. The Common Core System of Courses is the first curriculum built for a digita...
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    High School Students on the Road to Success with Pearson’s NovaNET Digital Courses Aligned with the Common Core State Standards

    ...age Arts Programs Phoenix, Ariz. — April 14, 2011 — The tens of thousands of middle and high school students across the country who are improving their math and literacy skills every day with Pearson’s NovaNET Courseware digital courses are already on their way to gaining an understanding of how to achieve the critical learning goals delineated in the Common Core State Standards. While districts nationwide are now gearing up for...
  • Bay State College Weighs in on Giving Back to the Community

    ...nagement program at Bay State to talk about a recent service learning project at their institution that allowed students to gain real-world, professional experience in their field of study, while partnering with the Life is good Kids Foundation to give back to a greater cause. Georgia Thoidis (GT): Let’s start by telling us a bit about this events management service learning project at Bay State College – How did the project come about and how di...
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    First-Ever National Survey Reveals Many Community College Students Are Denied Access to Courses

    ...community college systems across the U.S., the results of a new survey underscore the economy’s impact on students who are finding fewer courses available at their local community college, even as they are competing with greater numbers of their peers to attend them. In the first national survey of its kind, 32 percent of students – and 55 percent of Hispanic students – said they were unable to enroll in a class of their choice...
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    High School Students on the Road to Success with Pearson's NovaNET Digital Courses Aligned with the Common Core State Standards

    ...age Arts Programs Phoenix, Ariz. — April 14, 2011 — The tens of thousands of middle and high school students across the country who are improving their math and literacy skills every day with Pearson’s NovaNET Courseware digital courses are already on their way to gaining an understanding of how to achieve the critical learning goals delineated in the Common Core State Standards. While districts nationwide are now gearing up for...
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    Florida School Children to Make History of their Own, Switching to Digital Social Studies Lessons

    ...s among new digital materials available for schools across the state Tallahassee, FL, February 28, 2012 — Students will make history by turning to interactive eTexts and other digital materials following the state’s recent decision to approve Pearson’s social studies programs among those available for schools statewide. With Florida educators’ bold move to “transition instruction to the digital age” by the 2015 school year, the new classroo...
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    No More Guessing About Our Students’ Futures

    ...a student was prepared for the next step, whether that be college or a career. However, with more than half of students needing to take remedial courses in college and employers saying fewer than half of high school graduates are prepared for entry-level jobs, I’m not so sure anymore. Why are students who have passed their courses and their assessments leaving school with large gaps in their knowledge and skills? What kind of message does that s...
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    Oklahoma State University’s IT Students Receive Real-World Prep for Landing Jobs

    ...iversity’s Spears School of Business Professor Meg Kletke knows firsthand the challenges facing today’s college students. “Students don’t have schedules like they used to, when they’d come and do nothing but take classes. Now, they’ve got so many more responsibilities on their shoulders—they’ve got families, they’ve got jobs because they’re trying to pay for their education,” said Kletke, who teaches management science and information systems at...
  • Using Bloom’s Taxonomy to Write Learning Outcomes

    ...ve Skills. Bloom’s Taxonomy refers to a classification of the different objectives that educators set for students (learning objectives). The taxonomy was first presented in 1956 through the publication “The Taxonomy of Educational Objectives, The Classification of Educational Goals, Handbook I: Cognitive Domain” (Bloom 1956). It is considered to be a foundational and essential element within the education community as evidenced...
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    Proven Working Memory Training Program Launches for U.S. Schools

    Research Demonstrates Pearson’s Cogmed Training Dramatically Improves Working Memory, Students See Social and Academic Gains Bloomington, Minn, September 07, 2011 — As our country’s 55 million school-aged kids head back to the classroom this fall, many are facing learning challenges, struggling to grasp what they are being taught, and others exhibit behavioral problems that challenge their teachers and make it difficult for them to make fr...
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    Rural Indiana Middle Schoolers Join Thousands of Students Nationwide Learning With 100 Percent Digital Math Program

    ...o Common Core State Standards, digits Frees Teachers From Administrative Tasks, Increases Time for Working With Students   WATERLOO , Ind. – March 28, 2012 – Before DeKalb County Central United School District middle schoolers graduate from high school, the number of jobs in engineering and science will more than double. Their teachers want to be sure they are ready not only to take on those jobs, but to succeed in careers that don’t even exist...
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    School provides personalized learning to close the achievement gap

    ...8217; s dedicated teachers, caring principal and tools including Pearson’s SuccessMaker have helped these students reach and often exceed grade-level benchmarks.” full_width=”no” width=”3/4″ el_position=”last”] [spb_text_block pb_margin_bottom=”no” pb_border_bottom=”no” width...
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    Elementary Students Will Master New Florida Math Benchmarks in Every Grade With Pearson’s New K-6 Program

    ...andards per grade. This means that teachers, particularly at the elementary level, will need to ensure that all students have mastered those standards because they won’t see them again in the next grade. The research-based K-5 math program that Pearson, the education, technology and services company, developed specifically for Florida, is uniquely designed to help teachers achieve this goal. The new: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley enVisionMA...
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    Writing Scores Improve for North Carolina Middle School Students Learning With WriteToLearn From Pearson

    ...te Superintendent Atkinson, N.C. Board of Education Troutman, NC,: March 2, 2010 — Troutman Middle School students are building the writing skills necessary for success in our globally competitive society by learning with: WriteToLearn™, an award-winning Web-based writing and reading comprehension tool from the education, technology and services company, Pearson. For more than a year, WriteToLearn has been an integral part of reading...
  • Could the Flipped Learning Model Be the Ticket to Increased Student Learning?

    ...ago, I gave a chemistry presentation to a fifth grade class, and was stunned by how excited and interested the students were about science in general, compared to my college students. For some reason, sometime between elementary school and college, students seem to lose the curiosity factor. In my experience, flipping the classroom provides an avenue to ask the “why” questions again, rather than just deliver content to students and have them spi...
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    Atlanta Charter School Closes Learning Gaps, Puts Students on Path to Success with AIMSweb from Pearson

    ...t and data-management system. By the fall benchmark, they’re seeing a significant payoff: The majority of their students are already caught up and prepared for the learning challenges of the upcoming school year. Three years ago, school leaders adopted AIMSweb after a search for an easy and effective way to access data to make instructional decisions, to see which students needed interventions and where, and to monitor progress. Designed for stud...
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    Elementary Students Will Master New Florida Math Benchmarks in Every Grade With Pearson's New K-6 Program

    ...andards per grade. This means that teachers, particularly at the elementary level, will need to ensure that all students have mastered those standards because they won’t see them again in the next grade. The research-based K-5 math program that Pearson, the education, technology and services company, developed specifically for Florida, is uniquely designed to help teachers achieve this goal. The new: Scott Foresman-Addison Wesley enVisionMA...
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    Florida Recommends 10 Pearson Science Programs for State’s Students

    ...ommittee of Florida’s Department of Education has recommended ten of Pearson’s science programs for students K-12. Customized to align with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, Pearson’s programs will be available in print, digital and blended versions. Recognizing Florida’s goal that all instructional materials be offered to students digitally by 2014, Pearson’s science instruction will be available as e-te...
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    Florida Recommends 10 Pearson Science Programs for State's Students

    ...ommittee of Florida’s Department of Education has recommended ten of Pearson’s science programs for students K-12. Customized to align with the Next Generation Sunshine State Standards, Pearson’s programs will be available in print, digital and blended versions. Recognizing Florida’s goal that all instructional materials be offered to students digitally by 2014, Pearson’s science instruction will be available as e-te...
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    Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools students to get new digital curriculum

    ...ic Schools Phone: (252) 462-2523 Fax: (252) 459-2734 aesimmons@nrms.k12.nc.us   Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools students to get new digital curriculum   Exciting, interactive learning programs going into 13 NRMPS schools this month in major effort to boost instruction   Nashville, NC – Students and teachers in 13 Nash-Rocky Mount schools will begin using exciting, interactive curriculum as part of a groundbreaking shift to digital learning, Supe...
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    Pearson Announces Prentice Hall High School Math Common Core Editions at FETC

    ...mbination of Problem Solving, Visual Learning, Mathematical Practices and Performance-based Assessment Prepares Students for Rigors of College and Careers Orlando, FL, February 3, 2011 — “We want to bring our teaching up to the Common Core Standards level and make sure we are covering what’s required so that students are prepared for the future…It’s important to have a curriculum that supports that journey and makes...
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    Enhancing Simulated Learning for Students (Part 2)

    ...ll liquids diet. Unexpected situations that interrupt the flow of planned actions are realities of nursing that students can learn to manage using reasoning to recognize, reorganize, reprioritize, and make decisions. A quality controlled simulated learning environment can effectively provide a safe setting for students to practice managing Pop-Ups. Some examples of Pop-Ups are, (1) a client crying and upset after hearing on the phone the family d...
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    Pearson Launches REVEL™ to Improve Learner Outcomes in Higher Education

    Immersive, online learning tool brings study materials to life to keep students engaged BOSTON, MA — September 29, 2014 — Pearson today announced the launch of REVEL – an immersive digital learning tool that replaces both the printed textbook and existing online learning tools for General Studies courses. REVEL is designed for the way today’s students learn, think and consume content. It aims to keep students engaged in their study materials and...
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    North Carolina Approves Pearson’s Common Core State Standards Reading/English Language Arts Programs for Grades K-12

    ...school year. The North Carolina Board of Education has approved three Pearson programs for the states’ students, Reading Street Common Core Edition (grades K-5) and Prentice Hall Literature (grades 6-12), both specifically designed to set students on the path for college and career success. Additionally, Pearson’s new Writing Coach (grades 6-12) is approved for improving students’ writing skills. Pearson School’s No...
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    GlassLab Launches SimCityEDU to Engage Students and Improve Key 21st Century Skills

    ...DU: Pollution Challenge!, the first of a new generation of educational games built to meet the needs of today’s students. GlassLab has collaborated with ETS, Pearson, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), and Electronic Arts to create a game-based classroom tool that uses elements from the beloved SimCity™franchise to engage students in real-world challenges.SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! is available for download today by school admini...
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    Thousands of Students Realize Dramatic Grade-Level Gains Learning With iLit, Pearson’s Tablet-Based Reading Intervention Program

    ...ing With iLit Orlando, FL — January 21, 2015 — Today at FETC 2015, Pearson announced that thousands students who are learning with iLit, the company’s digital reading intervention solution for grades 4-10, are realizing dramatic grade-level gains. iLit is designed to meet the national crisis of students who simply cannot read at the appropriate grade level and who, by the time they reach high school, are dropping out, checking out or...
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    Classrooms of the Future Coming to School District 93

    Students will shift to digital learning with iPads, Airbooks in new 1:1 Learning initiative BLOOMINGDALE, IL — Community Consolidated School District 93 students will see their traditional schools converted into dynamic digital learning centers beginning this fall thanks to the Board of Education approving a new 1:1 Learning initiative. Superintendent Bill Shields announced to staff on Tuesday that the initiative will help schools incorporate t...
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    Pearson’s MyLanguageLabs Translate to Student Achievement

    ...ess Using Interactive Online Program Boston, MA, September 07, 2011 — Fifty-three percent of U.S. college students studying a foreign language are enrolled in Spanish classes, and with good reason: It’s the second-most common language spoken in the U.S. after English. And as the economy continues to struggle, many students are looking to enhance their Spanish and other World Language skills in order to stand out in a competitive jobs market...
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    North Carolina Approves Pearson’s Common Core State Standards Reading/English Language Arts Programs for Grades K-12

    ...school year. The North Carolina Board of Education has approved three Pearson programs for the states’ students, Reading Street Common Core Edition (grades K-5) and Prentice Hall Literature (grades 6-12), both specifically designed to set students on the path for college and career success. Additionally, Pearson’s new Writing Coach (grades 6-12) is approved for improving students’ writing skills. Pearson School’s No...
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    Hawaii's Smaller Learning Communities Consortium Turns to Pearson for Early Warning System for Identifying At-Risk Students

    ...;s Pinnacle of Success SLC Consortium is keenly focused on increasing academic performance for the nearly 2,400 students it serves. Now with the adoption of Prevent™: from Pearson, the consortium of six schools is ensuring improved academic success for all students by providing teachers and administrators with an early warning system for identifying at-risk students. The six member schools in this SLC Grant Consortium – Roosevelt, Wai...