State/Agency Approval Resources

State & Agency Approvals

Upon a 3rd party review conducted by Academic Benchmarks©, 158 of Plato Courseware’s courses met the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) standards. Each course underwent rigorous review by Subject Matter Experts to determine if they met the 52 quality standards identified by iNACOL. All 158 courses reviewed scored 96 percent or higher on standards compliance.

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Edmentum’s Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy are approved by the Arkansas’ Department of Education (ADE) as digital learning providers. Select Plato and EdOptions Academy courses are approved with additional courses available for students to enroll in at the discretion of the ADE. If schools wish to offer a course that is not included in the approved ADE Framework, the district can submit an application to the ADE to gain access to these additional EdOptions Academy course offerings.

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Select Plato Courseware courses have been approved by the University of California “a-g” program. All online courses approved by the University of California’s “a-g” program undergo a rigorous review process including an assessment of the curriculum against the iNACOL Standards for Quality Online Courses before the course is submitted to University of California for “a-g” review and approval.
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The purpose of the California Learning Resource Network is to provide a one-stop information source that enables California educators to identify supplemental electronic learning resources (ELRs) that both meet local instructional needs and embody the implementation of California curriculum frameworks and standards.
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Edmentum is excited to announce that it is the only vendor to have been named an approved online course provider by the Florida Department of Education under the inaugural Florida Approved Courses and Tests (FACT) initiative. A total of 26 Edmentum courses have received approval for the 2015-16 school year. The approval signifies Edmentum's commitment to meeting the provider qualifications determined by the Florida Department of Education.

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Florida is a nationally-recognized leader in K-12 virtual education. Florida has the largest state virtual school in the nation and Florida school districts offer online schools, programs and/or courses for their students. Florida's virtual schools and programs provide high quality online instruction and curriculum that meet state and national standards and are held accountable for student and school/program performance.
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The GED® Testing Service has thoroughly reviewed Edmentum’s 4 GED® test preparation courses through the GED® Publisher Program and have found all 4 courses are 100% aligned to all GED® Test objectives. To learn more visit the GED Testing Service website, here.

Approved Courses:
GED® Mathematics
GED® Reading Language Arts
GED® Social Studies
GED® Science

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The Hawaii Virtual Learning Network (HVLN) was created by the Hawaii Online Task Force (Act 275, SLH 2007, Section 2) to expand and systematize online courses and to offer a wide array of online courses to Hawaii's students.
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ISTE Seal of Alignment
Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy receives the ISTE Seal of Alignment for Readiness. This approval recognizes EdOptions Academy as a highly effective resource for successfully acquiring knowledge and skills that are foundational to the globally recognized ISTE Standards. EdOptions Academy is a fully accredited, virtual school solution that allows schools and districts to enhance, expand, and extend their program offerings to meet the diverse needs of their students.
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Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy is approved by the Louisiana Department of Education Supplemental Course Academy (SCA)/Course Choice program as a fully accredited, virtual online course provider. Select EdOptions Academy courses are approved and available to students under the SCA/Course Choice program.

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Approved Courses

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The Maine Online Learning Program was established to provide high-quality educational options for kindergarten to grade 12 students in this State using online learning programs and courses.
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The GenNET Online Learning Portal provides K-12 students discounted curriculum with a wide variety of online courses. The GenNet approval process assures EdOptions Academy courses are aligned to Michigan standards, facilitated by state-certified teachers, and are vetted for quality and rigor.

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The Montana Office of Public Instruction (OPI) Distance Learning Portal provides K-12 students discounted curriculum with a wide variety of online courses. The Distance Learning approval process assures Edmentum courses are aligned to Common Core State Standards, facilitated by state-certified teachers, and are vetted for quality and rigor. Distance education provides a viable option for instruction and a way to recruit a large population of students that previously may not have had access to online curriculum.

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Edmentum’s fully accredited virtual school, EdOptions Academy, has been granted program approval by the NCAA Eligibility Center to offer nontraditional instruction for student-athletes. By partnering with Edmentum, school districts can use EdOptions Academy as a solution to offer nontraditional instruction to all students – including athletes pursuing a scholarship.

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