Getting Smart Includes Apex Learning in the “Smart List: Top 20 Learning Platforms”
Apex Learning included among the list of people and organizations making a difference in education
SEATTLE, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation’s schools, was included in Getting Smart’s “Smart List: Top 20 Learning Platforms.” The list, which highlighted top comprehensive platform providers in education, recognized Apex Learning for high school courses and new blended learning Tutorials solutions.
“We are thrilled to be included among such a prestigious list of companies and learning platforms,” said Cheryl Vedoe, CEO of Apex Learning. “Schools across the country are successfully using the Apex Learning digital curriculum to meet the needs of each student.”
Getting Smart acknowledged people and organizations making a difference in education with a series of back to school lists throughout the month of August. The organization serves as an advocate for better K-12 education as well as early, post-secondary and informal learning opportunities for all students.
About Apex Learning
Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access, the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses. Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student – from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning – the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers by providing every student with the opportunity to excel beyond expectations.
Today Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning comprehensive courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery. The company’s latest digital learning solution — Tutorials — are a key component of effective blended learning, providing classroom teachers with critical resources to ensure all students are prepared for success on high stakes assessments, provide targeted intervention and just-in-time remediation, and enhance instruction for all students. Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. For more information, visit www.apexlearning.com or call 1.800.453.1454
About Getting Smart
Getting Smart is a community passionate about innovations in learning. We believe the shift to personal digital learning holds promise for improved student achievement in the developed world and access to quality education in the emerging economy-for the first time we have a chance to provide a quality education to every young person on the planet!
We’re advocates for better K-12 education as well as early, post-secondary and informal learning opportunities for all students. We attempt to accelerate and improve the shift to digital learning. We cover important events, trends, products, books, and reports. We welcome guest bloggers with something to say. We look for ways that innovation can help reframe historical problems and suggest new solutions.
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