TITLE

Study Will Evaluate Effectiveness of Carnegie Learning Algebra Program

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;4/20/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded RAND Corp. a $6 million grant to conduct a five-year assessment on the effectiveness of Carnegie Learning Inc.'s mathematics curriculum. The firm's researchers will assess the impact of the Cognitive Tutor Algebra I curriculum on the students who participated in educational program. Furthermore, the study will compare how the students using the program perform on a standardized assessment as equated with peers who receive traditional classroom instruction. According to chief executive officer (CEO) Dennis Ciccone of Carnegie Learning, their company is proud to be selected for the study and they welcome an honest and objective analysis.
ACCESSION #
24829160

 

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