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Istation Reading and Math Assessments Approved For Local School District Use

DALLAS, January 18, 2018 — Istation, an industry leader in educational technology, announced today that the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has awarded Istation a contract to offer local school districts its Istation’s Indicators of Progress (ISIP™) assessments through November 2019.

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ISIP assessments provide teachers and school districts with immediate reports that include vital information and indicate students’ skill growth across and throughout the school year. The assessments are available in reading and math for students in prekindergarten through 8th grade.

“We are honored to be a continuing partner with Virginia public schools,” said Istation Chairman and CEO Richard H. Collins. This continues our mission to support educators with valuable data to help inform their instruction.”

ISIP assessments provide reliable data with frequent, grade-appropriate, computer-adaptive evaluations for students. Adjusting to each student’s ability, the interactive assessments keep developing learners engaged and provide educators with the data they need to help students grow.

With Istation’s formative assessments, an entire class can be assessed in all reading measures in just 30 to 40 minutes in a computer lab setting. The Istation program provides instant results and a wealth of reports, including Lexile® measures, in addition to several thousand teacher directed lessons for targeted instruction.

For more information, visit the VDOE’s website.

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.

About the Virginia Department of Education

The mission of Virginia’s public education system is to educate students in the fundamental knowledge and academic subjects that they need to become capable, responsible, and self-reliant citizens. Therefore, the mission of the Virginia Board of Education and the superintendent of public instruction, in cooperation with local school boards, is to increase student learning and academic achievement. Read more about the VDOE vision, mission and code of ethics.