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JSD may remove offending books

...Teacher the Hero" and "Continuing On" by Terry Miller Shannon, and "History Detectives" by Sandy McKay, all part of McGraw Hill's Reading Wonders curriculum - are damaging in their inaccurate portrayal of Native American and Alaska Native experiences...
Questioned books came as a surprise

...curriculum recently purchased from McGraw Hill by the district, to be implemented...unnecessarily."(Ted Wilson) spoke with McGraw Hill and confirmed that the books that...been included in the sample from McGraw Hill.Alaska Native Grants Administrator...
Emotions high over school curriculum

...Miller Shannon, and "History Detectives" by Sandy McKay. The books are part of a curriculum recently purchased from McGraw Hill by JSD for $257,924 and are to be implemented in the spring.About this passage in "Visit," Berg wrote: "The...
School board approves language arts curriculum purchase

...members and parents. Curricula renewal meetings began in October. The three language arts curricula considered were McGraw-Hill's Reading Wonders, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Journeys, and National Geographic Learning's Reach for Reading...
JSD wants input on language lessons

...000. The options for elementary language arts are McGraw-Hill's Reading Wonders, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's...district policy and state code.Reading WondersThe McGraw-Hill curriculum is organized around a weekly concept, according...
GED test overhauled; some states opt for new exam offerings

...It developed a high school equivalency exam called the High School Equivalency Test, or HiSET.The other was CTB/McGraw-Hill, a for-profit company that is helping states develop assessments of Common Core standards, which put an emphasis...
This Day in History

...against General Motors ended, with the company agreeing to recognize the United Automobile Workers Union. In 1972, McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. and Life magazine canceled plans to publish what had turned out to be a fake autobiography of reclusive...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...students will pass. The state is using a process called ``book-marking'' developed by the test publisher, CTB/McGraw-Hill. The passing score is established after the test is given so test questions can be ranked from most difficult (most...
Best of the best

...North America based in Prospect Heights, Ill.; IKEA in Baltimore; LEGO Systems Inc. of Enfield, Conn.; the McGraw-Hill Cos. based in New York; Union Pacific Railroad headquartered in Omaha, Neb.; and Verizon Wireless of Bedminister...
Employee makeover

...workplace communication expert and author of "Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High" (McGraw-Hill, $16.95), if others view you as a nerd, you may not be taken seriously at work. "For instance, you step up...


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