Edmentum Courses Receive North Dakota Approval

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Edmentum Courses Receive North Dakota Approval

Edmentum is now #1 in online course approvals by the NDDPI under its Electronic Course Delivery program

April 28, 2016 - Minneapolis

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Edmentum, a leading provider of online and mobile learning solutions, announces new online course approvals from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) under the Electronic Course Delivery program for the 2016–17 school year. This latest approval makes Edmentum the leader in online course approvals in North Dakota with 113 full-semester courses approved. These courses cover a broad range of subject areas from Edmentum’s comprehensive collection, including core curriculum, world language, career and technical education, and courses for use with the Advanced Placement® exams.

“We are incredibly excited to receive this latest approval,” said Dr. Shannan LaMalfa, senior product manager, Edmentum Courseware. “We’ve always viewed alignment of high-quality curricula to state academic standards as one of the most important resources to help drive student achievement. This approval solidifies that commitment and will help us partner even closer with districts across North Dakota for years to come.”

The NDDPI approval recognizes Edmentum's alignment to the North Dakota Academic Content Standards. This approval also verifies that all teachers involved in the electronic delivery of a course meet or exceed qualifications and licensure requirements and that all students receiving the course electronically have ongoing interaction with teachers of the course.

Edmentum is committed to putting the best resources in students’ hands by providing solid, research-based curriculum built from the ground up to align with state-specific academic standards. Edmentum’s online courses provide an effective and engaging learning solution designed to meet each student at his or her proficiency level through the use of media-rich and interactive experiences. Whether students are at grade level, falling behind, or advanced, courses are customizable to any environment. In total, Edmentum has over 1,100 approved courses by agencies in 21 states, including Academic Benchmarks, Quality Matters, NCAA, and ISTE.   

About the North Dakota DPI Electronic Course Delivery Program
The NDDPI Electronic Course Delivery program requires online education providers to obtain annual approval from the Superintendent of Public Instruction in order to provide elementary or high school courses to a student, school, or school district in the state of North Dakota. The electronic delivery of a course includes online and technological delivery methods. Criteria for approval includes demonstrated accreditation, highly qualified faculty, and curricula aligned to North Dakota Academic Content Standards. Click here for more information on the NDDPI Electronic Course Delivery 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.

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