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Scantron Achievement Series Now Offers Unparalleled Combination of Test-Item Types
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Educators agree that the most accurate reflections of student progress are assessments that probe and explore student knowledge from a variety of angles. Designing and administering these types of flexible and truly effective assessments has just become easier, thanks to the latest release of Achievement Series(tm), the award-winning Web-based assessment and reporting system from Scantron.
John Lennon's Girl
PENSACOLA, Fla., Feb. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- It has been twenty-five years since the legendary musician John Lennon was murdered on his way home from work. Since his death, millions of fans around the world dedicatedly remember his legendary works in music and continue to pay countless tributes to him even until now. While fans stick to their memories and idealism of the former Beatle, author Janet Celia Waters shares her personal experiences and unforgettable affair with the legend himself. To relive the magic of the 1970s, readers are encouraged to join Waters as she brings to life the legendary and human side of John Lennon with her compelling new book John Lennon's Girl: Based On A True Story.
Warranty Programs Often Reported as Utilities' Most Profitable Product, Chartwell Finds
ATLANTA, Feb. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sixteen percent of utilities Chartwell surveyed in 2005 said that home warranty products were the most profitable of all the products and services they offer residential customers. However, a number of other utilities -- 8% of those surveyed -- have had warranty products fail or been discontinued, according to Chartwell's latest report, "Warranty and Repair Services: HVAC, Appliances, Electrical Systems, and Gas and Water Lines".
Speech-Language Pathologist Writes Guide for Parents -- New Book Shows the Importance of Quality Language Stimulation for Infants and Preschoolers
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Talk it up! There has been growing interest in recent years in how adults verbally interact with infants and toddlers and how "conversations" with them affect their language development, literacy acquisition, and eventual performance in school. Studies continue to be conducted by the International Reading Association, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services exploring the impact of preschool education on future academic success, and increasingly, evidence has indicated the importance of high-quality speech and language stimulation during infancy and early childhood. Now there is a book, written with parents in mind, on how they can play a pivotal role in stimulating the language development of their babies and preschoolers -- Talk Me Into It by Dr. Susan L. Pike.
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Future Fuels, Inc. Supports President's State Of The Union Challenge to Explore Alternative Energy Sources
WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Future Fuels, Inc. (FFI), a subsidiary of Nuclear Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB:NSOL), welcomes President George W. Bush's visionary statements on pursuing "cutting-edge methods of producing ethanol" to help reduce U.S. dependency on foreign oil. In his January 31, 2006 State of the Union address, President Bush stated:
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EAU Technologies, Inc. Obtains Good Manufacturing Practices 'GMP' Certification
LINDON, UTAH, Feb. 1, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- EAU Technologies, Inc. (EAU) (EAQU:OTCBB), the emerging provider of "Green Chemistry" to numerous industries including food processing, agriculture and consumer products, today announced that it recently obtained Good Manufacturing Practices(GMP) certification from NSF International (NSF), the Public Health and Safety Company, a 60-year old not for profit organization.