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January 24, 2018

Dr. Corey Palermo studied over 800 middle school students to understand how PEG Writing affects student's argumentative writing performance. He found that students who used PEG Writing produced higher quality essays.

January 23, 2018
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…there are even more reasons to consider the potential of PEG Writing to make a positive impact on student achievement in your schools.

January 4, 2018

Students are more likely to increase their knowledge when they approach learning tasks strategically and actively manage their learning. Even young students are capable of regulating their learning to some extent.

October 11, 2017
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Measurement Incorporated has been named to the 2017 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100), which ranks the state’s largest private companies by revenue. The complete list can be viewed at GrantThornton.com/NC100.

October 2, 2017

Did you know that hunger is still an issue for some in Durham? At the end of September eight MI employees volunteered their time to appear in a video promoting Neighbors Feeding Neighbors, an organization that helps fight hunger.

September 14, 2017
A student teacher discusses PEG Writing score results.

The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded a partnership between Josh Wilson and Charles MacArthur, faculty in the University of Delaware School of Education, and Gaysha Beard, supervisor of English language arts (ELA) at Delaware’s Red Clay Consolidated School District.

August 3, 2017
A student feeds ballot into an MI scanning machine

MI partners with Kids Voting by designing the ballots and providing a scanner to count the ballots. Over the course of 19 elections we’ve tabulated over 150,000 student ballots. MI is proud to support Kids Voting!

May 23, 2017

The PEG Writing team is always excited to hear from our users and learn more about how they are using PEG Writing in the classroom. We like to feature examples of student and teacher work in our PEG Writing in the Classroom posts. In these posts, we will recognize teachers who have shown an active engagement with PEG Writing and who have encouraged their students to go above and beyond with the program.

March 24, 2017
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Recently, a group of dairy workers won a court battle and were awarded overtime pay due solely to the fact that their overtime guidelines did not include an Oxford comma.

February 1, 2017

February is Black History Month. To help you celebrate, we've compiled a list of writing and reading resources.