Edmentum Online Courses Receive Virginia DOE Approval

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Edmentum Online Courses Receive Virginia DOE Approval

Edmentum’s latest approvals expand options for virtual course enrollment

May 5, 2015 - Minneapolis

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Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions, has received approved for 67 additional EdOptions Academy courses in the Commonwealth of Virginia by the Department of Education. With many online course providers to choose from, districts use these approvals to confirm course quality and rigor and alignment to standards and to ensure the efficacy of courseware products.

Edmentum has been approved as a Multidivision Online Provider in the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2013 and currently offers a total of 168 approved courses to Virginia students. Edmentum’s approval encompasses core, Advanced Placement®, world language, test preparation, elective, and Career Technical Education courses.

“Our online courses are built on solid instructional design and continue to evolve to meet 21st century learning standards,” said Vin Riera, president and chief executive officer of Edmentum. “These approvals are an indication of Edmentum’s ongoing commitment to helping schools and districts improve student outcomes.”

The criteria for approval, determined by the Virginia Board of Education, provide flexibility for diverse learners and ensure that instruction is aligned to the Virginia Standards of Learning and provided by highly qualified teachers. Approved courses from EdOptions Academy are now available to school divisions that offer virtual-school programs as part of their high quality educational services.

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 www.edmentum.com.