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Edmentum Tops “2021 Best Tools for Back to School”

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Edmentum Tops “2021 Best Tools for Back to School”

Education Leader Scores Several Wins in Tech & Learning’s Awards of Excellence

Bloomington, MN (September 15, 2021) - Edmentum, a global education leader and a pioneer in online teaching and learning solutions, is thrilled to announce three programs have been selected as winners in Tech & Learning’s 2021 Best Tools for Back to School.

Exact Path, Courseware, and EdOptions Academy each received top honors in this new “Awards of Excellence Program.” The new award spotlights the most impressive products and solutions that support the work of teachers, students, and parents as they prepare for the new school year. A panel of Tech & Learning judges selected Edmentum programs for their versatility, compatibility, value, and ability to help schools solve challenges and support continuous instruction.

“We are honored to be recognized across numerous K-12 categories. I would like to thank the entire Edmentum team, and our partners, for the outstanding impact our products and services have had on student achievement – particularly during the challenges of pandemic learning,” said Jamie Candee, Edmentum’s Chief Executive Officer. “At Edmentum we continue to strive, in partnership with great teachers, to advance educational equity and access. We believe learning should and can happen anywhere and we are on a mission to make that a reality for every student we serve.”

Exact Path
, a winner in the Primary (K-6) category, promotes academic growth for K–12 students in math, reading, and language arts through adaptive diagnostic assessments paired with individualized learning paths designed to meet unique learner needs.

 wins the Secondary (6-12) category. Courseware empowers grades 6–12 students via best-in-class online curricula, offering over 400 courses for first-time credit, credit recovery, and college and career readiness.

EdOptions Academy
declared the winner in both the Primary and Secondary Categories. EdOptions Academy is a fully accredited K through career online school that offers an award-winning curriculum, state-certified teachers, instructional services, and accredited high school diplomas to schools and students who need flexible learning options. 

A full list of winners can be found here

About Edmentum

Edmentum, Inc., is dedicated to making it easier for educators to individualize learning for every student through simple technology, high-quality content, and actionable data. Founded in innovation, Edmentum’s powerful learning solutions blend technology with individual teaching approaches. Edmentum is committed to being educators' most trusted partner in creating successful student outcomes everywhere learning occurs. Edmentum solutions currently support educators and students in more than 40,000 schools nationwide. For more information, visit

About Tech & Learning

The Awards of Excellence are a legacy award program recognizing innovation in the edtech industry. Tech & Learning magazine’s new Awards of Excellence program, “The Best Tools for Back to School,” is a way to celebrate the most impressive products and solutions that support the work of teachers, students, and parents as they prepare for the new 2021-22 school year.