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Nov 13, 2013, 12:01 ET

Study Finds that Use of PBS KIDS Content in the Classroom Improves Early Math Skills in Preschool Children

Combining engaging media with interactive technology and teacher training improves learning A new study conducted by Education Development...

Nov 01, 2012, 13:00 ET

EDC Partners with HP on Expanded e-Learning Program for Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offers free IT and business skills for users globally  For the many people around the world who are...

Dec 13, 2011, 09:28 ET

Online Algebra Course Leads to Higher Achievement

Effective Way to Broaden Access to Algebra I for Grade 8 Students Eighth-grade students who are "algebra ready" and take an online Algebra...

Apr 20, 2011, 10:35 ET

Schools Get Much-Needed Guidance for Coping with Suicide

New Toolkit Addresses Concerns of Staff, Students, and Parents A new, free resource, After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Schools is available to help...

Nov 15, 2010, 12:35 ET

World Experts Gather For Conference To Promote Equity In Mental Health

More than 500 mental health researchers, practitioners, and advocates representing over 40 countries will gather for the Sixth World Conference on...

Oct 14, 2009, 09:00 ET

Study Finds Preschool Use of Educational Video and Games Prepares Low-Income Children for Kindergarten

Low-income children were better prepared for success in kindergarten when their preschool teachers incorporated educational video and games...

Jan 30, 2007, 00:00 ET

What's Being Done to Inspire Youth Interest in Science?

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Education Development Center (EDC) will host educators from 33 states who have cultivated...

Oct 24, 2003, 01:00 ET

Kent State University's CEED and United Kingdom's Thinktank Collaborate to Bring Global 'Best Practices' to the Business Sector

KENT, Ohio, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Center for Executive Education and Development (CEED) at Kent State University announces an exclusive...

Aug 04, 2003, 01:00 ET

Kent State University Launches Grow Smart(TM) Strategic Planning Program

KENT, Ohio, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kent State University's Center for Executive Education and Development (CEED) announces a series of seminars...

Apr 26, 1999, 01:00 ET

California Center for Quality, Education and Development Gets New CEO

DANVILLE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen V. Brooks has been named the new CEO and President of the California Center for Quality,...

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