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It's a Cinch for 140 Texas schools

More than 140 Texas school districts have adopted McGraw-Hill Education's CINCH® Science program for use in grades 5-12.
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More than 140 Texas school districts have adopted McGraw-Hill Education's CINCH® Science program for use in grades 5-12. CINCH Science and its companion, CINCH® Math, are comprehensive all-digital curricula and are compatible with most devices, allowing students to extend the learning experience by accessing content inside or outside the classroom.

The cloud-based program, which is available to schools via subscription, offers educational games and social networking elements, such as the ability to highlight content and spark a discussion that appears like a Facebook comment thread.



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