Pittsburgh, Pa., August 9, 2007 — Carnegie Learning, Inc., a leading publisher of research-based math curricula for middle, high school, and higher education students, reported today that Hamilton County Tennessee Schools purchased additional Carnegie Learning curricula for the upcoming 2007-2008 academic year. The recent purchase totaled $400,000.
The Carnegie Learning Algebra I program was originally purchased in 2001 as a pilot curriculum for three schools. Additional school purchases were made each subsequent year until a district-wide adoption in 2005. Cognitive Tutor Algebra I is currently used in all 8th grade and 9th grade Algebra I classes in the district.
Hamilton County Schools has also added to the vertical sequence in mathematics programs each of the past two years. Carnegie Learning´s Cognitive Tutor Bridge to Algebra curriculum is implemented in several schools and Carnegie Learning´s Geometry and Algebra II curricula have been implemented in all Hamilton County Schools in their system-wide adoption.
“Hamilton County Schools continues to see improvements in our math scores and students´ enthusiasm levels with Carnegie Learning,” said Christy Evans, Director of Secondary Math/Science for Hamilton County. “We are very pleased to be expanding the curricula to additional students as we strive to improve graduation rates in the district.”
About Carnegie Learning, Inc. (www.carnegielearning.com)
Carnegie Learning, Inc. is a leading publisher of core, full-year mathematics solutions as well as supplemental intervention applications for middle school, high school, and postsecondary students. The company´s Cognitive Tutor® programs are helping more than 475,000 students in over 1300 school districts across the United States succeed in math by integrating interactive software sessions, text, and student-centered classroom lessons into a unique learning platform for algebra readiness, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, high-stakes test preparation, and Integrated Math programs. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Learning was founded by cognitive science researchers from Carnegie Mellon University in conjunction with veteran mathematics teachers.