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Istation wins BESSIE Award for Best Reading Program Third Year in a Row!

DALLAS, April 21, 2015 — Istation Reading sweeps the BESSIE Awards' Elementary Reading categories again!

ComputED Gazette chose Istation Advanced Reading as the winner of the BESSIE (Best Educational Software) in the Upper Elementary Reading Program category for the third consecutive year. Istation Early Reading received the BESSIE for Best Early Elementary Reading Program for the second consecutive year.

The BESSIE awards recognize innovative and content-rich software, websites and apps that provide parents and teachers with technology to foster educational excellence. 2015 marks the 21st year for the BESSIEs.

"We are proud to be once again recognized as an industry leader in educational technology,” said Istation Chairman and CEO Richard H. Collins. “Our goal is to help children learn to read and ensure they have fun while learning. To receive BESSIE Awards in 2013, 2014 and 2015 is a real tribute to our commitment to excellence."

About Istation

Istation is an award-winning comprehensive e-learning program used by more than four million students across the world. Known for its accurate assessments, engaging curriculum and trusted teacher tools, Istation helps students in prekindergarten-12th grade achieve academic growth. Istation's computer-adaptive assessments (known as ISIP™) immediately place students on personalized instructional paths unique to their needs. An animated, game-like interface effectively engages students so well, they don't even realize they're being evaluated. Along with its highly interactive digital curriculum, Istation provides teachers with access to thousands of lessons perfect for instructing small groups or an entire class. Comprehensive progress reports are also immediately available for educators, administrators and parents. Istation offers its ISIP assessment in Early Reading, Advanced Reading, Reading en Español and Math. Istation instruction is available in Reading, Reading en Español and Math.