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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-11/school-board-approves-language-arts-cur
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-06/jsd-wants-input-language-lessons
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/kimberly-hefling/2014-01-02/ged-test-overhauled-some-sta
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...

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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022699/Loc_testing.shtml
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051406/cb_20060514003.shtml
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061206/cb_20060612001.shtml
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...certificate of attendance. The state has not yet received test scores for individual schools and students from CTB/McGraw-Hill, the California-based company that is getting more than $3 million this year to design and grade the tests. While...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070200/Loc_test.shtml
Prepare to follow up after the interview

...message on your answering machine is professional," suggests Ford, who also authors "Transform Your Workplace" (McGraw-Hill, $16.95). "I've hung up on people that had unprofessional and immature greetings on their answering machines...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073105/cb_20050731003.shtml
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Companies vie to provide state with new exams

...said. Testing heavyweight CTB McGraw-Hill has designed and conducted Alaska's...smaller states to contract with CTB McGraw-Hill, said Barbara Thompson, director...country," Thompson said. CTB McGraw-Hill grades all of Alaska's standardized...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012004/sta_exams.shtml
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