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Ahead of the Curve: What Parents Need to Know to Get Their Kids Into College

Amber C Saunders · Peterson's; 1 edition

Navigating the high school years and getting a student ready for the next step in their education can be challenging for everyone involved. Ahead of the Curve will be your college adviser in a book, keeping you and your child on the successful path to college. It includes separate chapters...
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Common Core: PARCC® ELA/Literacy Test, Grade 4

Dennis Fare · Research & Education Association
Pages: 204
Format: Print book

PARCC® ELA/Literacy Assessment Grade 4 Test GuideTake Control of the Common Core with REA's New Prep!The educational landscape is changing and REA is at the forefront of the PARCC® assessments that millions of students face. This targeted test guide is designed for teachers and students...
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The Game Believes in You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter

Greg Toppo · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

What if schools, from the wealthiest suburban nursery school to the grittiest urban high school, thrummed with the sounds of deep immersion? More and more people believe that can happen - with the aid of video games. Greg Toppo's The Game Believes in You presents the story of a small...
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SUMMER MELT

CASTLEMAN & PAGE · Harvard Education Press
Format:  Print book : English

"Under increasing pressure to raise graduation rates and ensure that students leave high school college- and career-ready, many school and district leaders may believe that, when students graduate with college acceptances in hand, their work is done. But as Benjamin L. Castleman and Lindsay...
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Hydrofracking: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Alex Prud'homme · Oxford University Press
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

Constantly in the news and the subject of much public debate, fracking, as it is known for short, is one of the most promising yet controversial methods of extracting natural gas and oil. Today, 90 percent of natural gas wells use fracking. Though highly effective, the process-which fractures...
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Organic: A Journalist's Quest to Discover the Truth behind Food Labeling

Peter Laufer · Lyons Pr
Pages: 275
Format: Print book

Part food narrative, part investigation, part adventure story, Organic is an eye-opening and entertaining look into the anything goes world behind the organic label. It is also a wakeup call about the dubious origins of food labeled organic. After eating some suspect organic walnuts that...
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More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing

Diane Ravitch · Haymarket Books

For too long so-called education reformers, mostly billionaires, politicians, and others with little or no background in teaching, have gotten away with using standardized testing to punish our nations youth and educators. Now, across the country, students are walking out, parents are opting...
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NEW JERSEY TEST PREP PARCC Practice Book English Language Arts Grade 3: Covers the Performance-Based Assessment

Test Master Press New Jersey · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

In 2014-2015, the NJ ASK tests will be replaced by the PARCC assessments. This book has been developed specifically to prepare students for the new PARCC assessments. It covers both the Performance-Based Assessment (PBA) and the End-of-Year Assessment (EOY). It includes practice for all the tasks...
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NEW JERSEY TEST PREP PARCC Practice Book English Language Arts Grade 5: Covers the Performance-Based Assessment

Test Master Press New Jersey · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

In 2014-2015, the NJ ASK tests will be replaced by the PARCC assessments. This book has been developed specifically to prepare students for the new PARCC assessments. It covers both the Performance-Based Assessment (PBA) and the End-of-Year Assessment (EOY). It includes practice for all the tasks...
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