Press Release — Apex Learning, known for digital curriculum that makes rigorous, standards-based content accessible to all students, has been recognized by the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) for having curriculum that demonstrates “Strong Evidence of Effectiveness.” The NDPC created the Model Programs Database, a searchable database of research-based programs to assist schools and other organizations in reviewing proven programs.
Press Release — Education Growth Partners, a private equity firm dedicated to providing growth capital to proven, high potential education companies, today announced it has acquired Apex Learning. Founded in 1997, Apex Learning partners with schools and districts nationwide to personalize the learning experience for every student. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Getting Smart — As we celebrate an all-time high for high school graduation rates nationwide, I challenge us to consider the work yet to do in truly preparing our students for the next step and ensuring they are really ready for college, career and life.
One Million by One Million — Online education in K-12 has had very few ventures survive or scale. Apex Learning is one of those rare birds. We first covered their story eight years back. This is a catch up conversation with their CEO Cheryl Vedoe that steps us through the ongoing evolution of the K-12 online education sector.
Press Release — Apex Learning reports that once again in the second annual study students using Tutorials achieved pretest to posttest gains and also achieved higher average scores on standardized end-of-course achievement tests than a comparison group of students not using Tutorials.
Press Release — Apex Learning is pleased to announce a certification partnership with WebbAlign from the Wisconsin Center for Education Products and Services. The WebbAlign DOK Partner Certification includes a process guided by Dr. Norman Webb and his team to implement the Depth of Knowledge framework to help verify the alignment of Apex Learning’s content to learning standards.
Press Release — Apex Learning digital curriculum has a significant impact on student achievement, according to recent data released by Dallas Independent School District. The district partnered with Apex Learning to implement rigorous, standards-based online courses in the Reconnection Center Program (Reconnect).
Press Release — Apex Learning today announced that the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) accepted an additional 20 a-g approved Apex Learning high school courses as meeting requirements for University of California (UC) admission.
Press Release — Apex Learning received a total of eight awards in 2016 from top education media, including Tech & Learning, ComputED and District Administration. The awards span multiple categories, including Middle School, High School Language Arts and Math and Career & Technical Education.
Tech & Learning — Tech & Learning magazine today named 124 education technology products as winners in its prestigious 34-year-old recognition program.