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Nov 19, 2015, 12:05 ET Research Shows Early Math Improvement with Home Use of PBS KIDS' Series PEG + CAT

 Researchers at EDC and SRI International have found that children who used media content from PBS KIDS' series PEG + CAT showed improvement in...


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...