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DALLAS, Janurary 11, 2017 (Marketwired) — Istation Reading available for use as a literacy intervention program in English (grades pre-K to 8) and Spanish (grades pre-K to 5)

The Oklahoma State Department of Education has approved Istation Reading for Tier II intervention and in all five components of reading (phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension). The Istation Reading program is the only intervention program approved in Oklahoma for two languages: English and Spanish.

Istation Reading provides a solid foundation for an effective intervention program. The program offers research-validated benchmarks, continuous progress monitoring, differentiated reading instruction, teacher-directed lessons and user-friendly reports. In addition, data can be summarized at the student, classroom, grade and district level.

Istation Chairman and CEO Richard H. Collins said, “We look forward to working in partnership with Oklahoma administrators and teachers. We aspire to help every student feel like a superhero, and we believe that by bolstering kids' ability to read, we can help them feel both excited and extraordinary.”

Istation is an award-winning comprehensive e-learning program used by more than four million students around the world. Known for its accurate assessments, engaging curriculum and trusted teacher tools, Istation helps students in prekindergarten through 12th grade achieve academic growth.

The Istation Reading program is available to all Oklahoma campuses effective December 15, 2016. Istation Reading in English is available for students in prekindergarten to 8th grade. Istation Reading in Spanish is available for prekindergarten to 5th grade. To learn more, please see the approved list from the Oklahoma State Department of Education Website or the Istation Website.

About Istation

Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like, educational technology. Istation was named one of 2019’s “EdTech 1000: Companies Transforming Education” by EdTech Digest, and has received numerous national educational technology awards. The Istation program puts more instructional time in the classroom through small-group and collaborative instruction. Istation’s innovative reading, math and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. Additionally, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools and classrooms. Istation now serves more than 4 million students throughout the United States and in several other countries. The company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018.