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About FOCUScurriculum

Thank you for visiting our Web site. FOCUScurriculum is a new type of custom publishing company. We created it to provide you with customized curriculum materials enabling you to more easily implement your state's curriculum standards.

We understand that finding curriculum materials that exactly match your state's standards has been difficult and time consuming. We know that you need standards-specific curriculum materials for your students to perform well on your state's assessment tests. We also know that currently available test-prep programs do not adequately teach science and social studies concepts and skills. Besides, we believe you should be a teacher—not a tester! That's why we created our state-specific, nonfiction books to help you teach the content required by your state. We are confident that you will find FOCUScurriculum to be a valuable part of your everyday teaching strategies.

FOCUScurriculum was founded by former teachers and educational publishing professionals. Feel free to contact us and become a part of our community.



Thomas H. Hatch is a former teacher and veteran of educational publishing. After graduating from Ohio Wesleyan University with a degree in Education, he went to Brooklyn, New York to teach Junior High School. While teaching, he wrote curriculum materials for several educational publishers. He left teaching to become Editor-and-Chief of Modern Curriculum Press and later President. He then founded Kent Publishing Services to develop reading, math, science, and social studies programs for educational publishers.


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Michael T. Hughes is also a former teacher and veteran of over 30 years in educational publishing. He graduated from Arizona State University with degrees in Psychology and Education. He taught 5th grade in the Kyrene SD of Arizona. He then represented a variety of supplemental and basal publishing companies. In 2003 he founded Hughes Education Enterprises to service schools in Ohio with mathematics and content-literacy curriculum materials.


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