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An Acquisition Brings in Expanded Virtual Learning Offerings

By Education Technology Insights | Monday, August 12, 2019

The acquirement expands Edmentum’s standards-aligned digital curriculum and fully-accredited virtual learning institute across all of K-12.

FREMONT, CA: Edmentum, a global education service leader, announced the acquisition of Calvert Education Services. The acquirement brings together Calvert’s virtual K-8 academy and blended learning solutions with Edmentum’s Plato Courseware, an online learning program. The combination offers districts and schools across high-quality, standards-aligned K-12 digital prospectus delivered by state-certified teachers through Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy. The kindergarten through 12th-grade virtual learning selections will be made available to districts and schools starting the 2019-2020 school year.

Edmentum is dedicated to making things easy for teachers to personalize learning for each pupil through easy-to-use technology, quality content, and actionable data. The enterprise’s virtual instruction solution, EdOptions Academy, is a fully accredited K-12 online institute that offers curriculum, certified teachers, and high school diplomas to organizations and students who require flexible learning options. Edmentum’s influential learning programs merge technology with individual teaching approaches. The enterprise aims at being teachers’ trusted partner in creating successful pupil outcomes all over where learning occurs—Edmentum’s solutions at present support over 40,000 schools across the U.S.

While Calvert Education Services assists educators and learners thrive with blended and virtual learning solutions that build innovative problem-solving programs and other lifelong skills required to prosper in the fast-changing world. Elementary children and their parents have full access to Calvert’s digital resources, assessments, step-by-step lesson plans, progress tracking tools, and more with the help of Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy. Edmentum’s team of experienced elementary teachers also ensures that the learners are fully supported in their knowledge journey, and students and parents will have complete access to elementary teachers at any point in time.

Calvert’s modern homeschooling was invented 110 years ago and has ever since been perfecting the experience of learning and teaching models outside of the conventional classroom. Calvert has assisted over 600,000 students across the 50 states of the U. S and in more than 90 countries around the world.

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