Edmentum Courses Receive Maryland Approval

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Edmentum Courses Receive Maryland Approval

Edmentum online courses have been approved by MSDE under the MVLO program
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Edmentum, a leading provider of online and mobile learning solutions, announces new Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy courses have been approved by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) under the Maryland Virtual Learning Opportunities (MVLO) program for the 2016–17 school year. Edmentum was first approved as an MSDE online course provider in November 2015; since then, 34 of Edmentum’s core, world language, and courses for use with the Advanced Placement® exams have been approved by the MSDE under the MVLO program.

“We pride ourselves in our commitment to creating online curriculum built to state standards,” said Eric Swanson, group product manager, Edmentum Courseware. “This approval is an indication that our online curriculum meets the specific needs of today’s Maryland learners.”

The MVLO approval recognizes Edmentum's alignment to standards with the ultimate goal of providing solutions that drive student achievement. Edmentum shows its commitment to putting the best resources in students’ hands by providing solid, research-based curriculum built from the ground up to align with each state’s specific academic standards. In addition to the MSDE’s MVLO program, Edmentum has over 1,100 approved courses by agencies in 21 states, including Academic Benchmarks, Quality Matters, NCAA, and ISTE.

About the Maryland State Department of Education’s MVLO program

The Maryland Virtual Learning Opportunities program (MVLO), an educational service managed by the Maryland State Department of Education, is designed to expand the access of Maryland public school students to challenging curricula aligned to the Maryland Content Standards as well as to other appropriate standards through the delivery of high-quality online courses. The MVLO approval process helps ensure the quality of the online courses and ensures that courses align with the Maryland Common Core State Standards and Core Learning Goals. Credit can only be awarded for MSDE-approved online courses. Click here for more information on the Maryland State Department of Education MVLO program.

About Edmentum, Inc.
Edmentum, Inc. is a leading provider of online learning solutions designed to drive learner achievement for academic and career success. With more than 50 years of experience driving significant advances in the industry, Edmentum offers a wide variety of innovative solutions spanning a multitude of program areas to move education forward. For more information, visit edmentum.com.

Edmentum, Plato Courseware, and EdOptions Academy are trademarks of Edmentum, Inc.

Advanced Placement is a trademark of the College Board.

 

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