State/Agency Approval Resources
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.
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.
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.
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.
GED® Reading Language Arts
GED® Social Studies
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The mission of the Nevada State Education Department is dedicated to ensuring opportunity, propelling learning, and promoting excellence.
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction partners with schools and communities to provide a statewide system of excellent service and support to ensure a healthy school environment that fosters student success. Edmentum’s Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy for grades 8-12 have met all the requirements of the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction as an Approved Out-of-State Course Provider.