Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has received Florida Department of Education (DOE) approval of 26 courses for the 2015–16 school year. These courses, accessible through Plato Courseware and EdOptions Academy, were approved under the inaugural Florida Approved Courses and Tests (FACT) Initiative, section 1003.499, Florida statues for grades 6–12. Edmentum’s approval encompasses core, Advanced Placement®, world language, and, physical education courses.
The FACT Initiative was created to make available multiple options to suit unique student interests, satisfy educational requirements, and accelerate student accomplishment of goals in a productive and effective manner. Beginning in the 2015–2016 school year, the FACT Initiative shall be implemented to expand student choices in selecting high-quality online courses.
“We take pride in continuing our commitment and investment in aligning with state standards,” said Vin Riera, president and chief executive officer of Edmentum. “These approvals ensure that we’re continually evolving our courses and solutions to meet and exceed the unique needs of all students.”
The criteria for approval, determined by the Florida DOE, provide flexibility for diverse learners and ensure that instruction is aligned to the FACT Initiative. Click here for a full list of Edmentum's FACT course approvals.
About Edmentum, Inc. Edmentum, Inc. is a leading provider of proven online and mobile learning solutions designed to drive student 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 program solutions to empower 21st century teaching and learning. For more information, visit edmentum.com.
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