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Los Angeles Unified School District Extends Partnership with IXL Learning to Spur Academic Achievement

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 1:05pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , the personalized learning platform used by more than 12 million students, today announced a renewal agreement with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).

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  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , the personalized learning platform used by more than 12 million students, today announced a renewal agreement with Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).
  • Through this partnership, the second-largest K-12 district in the United States will continue using IXL's award-winning platform to supplement math and English language arts (ELA) instruction.
  • LAUSD's mission is to ensure academic excellence by providing high-quality schools and innovative learning opportunities for all students.
  • With over 1,100 schools spanning more than 30 municipalities, the district is the largest public school system in California.

Fineqia Sells Minority Shareholding in IXL PremFina

Friday, October 1, 2021 - 5:18am

LONDON, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Fineqia International Inc. (the "Company" or "Fineqia") (CSE: FNQ) (OTC: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) announces the sale of its minority shareholding in IXL PremFina Ltd ("PremFina").

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  • LONDON, Sept. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -Fineqia International Inc. (the "Company" or "Fineqia") (CSE: FNQ) (OTC: FNQQF) (Frankfurt: FNQA) announces the sale of its minority shareholding in IXL PremFina Ltd ("PremFina").
  • Fineqia invested in PremFina in 2017.
  • PremFina, is UK's first venture-backed, insurance premium financing company boosting accessibility and flexibility for the sale of insurance premiums, alleviating financial strains on the end-customer.
  • The Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement except to the extent required by applicable securities laws.

Vocabulary.com Personalizes Test Prep with Release of Roadmap to the SAT

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 7:05pm

The 8-week study plan personalizes vocabulary lessons for each learner and delivers targeted instruction to help them improve their scores.

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  • The 8-week study plan personalizes vocabulary lessons for each learner and delivers targeted instruction to help them improve their scores.
  • The Roadmap to the SAT uses advanced algorithms to pinpoint words that are unfamiliar to students and ensure they spend more time studying the terms they still need to learn.
  • Speak the test's language: The Roadmap teaches the language of the test by highlighting the specific terms that appear in the exams' directions and questions.
  • Capture tone: Test takers study words that appear in questions about an author's attitude, tone or point of view.

Education.com Debuts Middle School Math and English Language Arts Resources

Monday, August 30, 2021 - 8:05pm

Built by educators, the Common Core-aligned resources encourage students to dive into new topics and cultivate a more advanced skillset.

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  • Built by educators, the Common Core-aligned resources encourage students to dive into new topics and cultivate a more advanced skillset.
  • The materials support student growth across all of the major topic areas for middle school math and ELA.
  • Education.com will continue to develop math and ELA content for middle school, and will introduce science and social studies resources for grades 6-8 later this school year.
  • Parents, teachers and students can access the new middle school resources through Education.com's Learning Library .

Wyzant Announces Partnership with One Million Degrees to Provide Tutoring to Community College Students

Tuesday, August 17, 2021 - 1:05pm

To support these students, Wyzant has partnered with One Million Degrees (OMD), to cover the costs of its scholars' tutoring sessions through 2021.

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  • To support these students, Wyzant has partnered with One Million Degrees (OMD), to cover the costs of its scholars' tutoring sessions through 2021.
  • Since the collaboration began in August 2020, OMD scholars have spent more than 1,000 hours in Wyzant tutoring sessions.
  • One Million Degrees was founded in 2006 as a catalyst for Chicagoland students to achieve economic mobility and a college degree.
  • In addition, Wyzant for Higher Ed brings high-quality, affordable tutoring to more than one million college students and working adults seeking a credential or degree.

ProBility Media Corp. to Acquire Upstryve Inc., the Leader in Online Tutoring for the Vocational Industry

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 - 12:30pm

Upstryve is positioned as one of the first of its kind and is believed to be the only nationwide online tutoring marketplace specifically servicing the skilled trade industry.

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  • Upstryve is positioned as one of the first of its kind and is believed to be the only nationwide online tutoring marketplace specifically servicing the skilled trade industry.
  • Upstryve's licensing platform utilizes its online marketplace of tutors nationwide to cater to the over 5,000 certifications and licenses throughout the United States.
  • Upstryve Tutors are industry professionals who have retired or are looking to earn additional income.
  • We are the only company that presents an online tutoring marketplace, corporate training and online course content in the vocational space. "

IXL Wins 2021 CODiE Awards for Best Math and English Language Arts Solutions

Thursday, July 8, 2021 - 4:44pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by more than 12 million students, announced that the IXL platform won two SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best Advanced Mathematics and Best Foundational English Language Arts (ELA) categories.

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  • SAN MATEO, Calif., July 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by more than 12 million students, announced that the IXL platform won two SIIA CODiE Awards in the Best Advanced Mathematics and Best Foundational English Language Arts (ELA) categories.
  • "It's incredibly rewarding that IXL Math and English Language Arts are recognized by the CODiE Awards as the most effective ways for learners to master essential concepts," said Paul Mishkin, CEO of IXL Learning.
  • IXL brings reading, writing and grammar to life for students and helps educators effectively personalize English language arts instruction .
  • With more than 4,600 standards-aligned skills, IXL Math gives students an array of opportunities to learn, practice and build lasting knowledge.

IXL Awarded Research-Based Design Product Certification from Digital Promise

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 1:05pm

IXL submitted its whitepaper, " IXL Design Principles: Core Features Grounded in Learning Science Research ," as evidence that links IXL's product design to established research on how students learn.

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  • IXL submitted its whitepaper, " IXL Design Principles: Core Features Grounded in Learning Science Research ," as evidence that links IXL's product design to established research on how students learn.
  • After a comprehensive assessment, Digital Promise awarded IXL the certification, confirming for administrators, educators, and families that IXL creates effective learning opportunities that help all students grow.
  • "The Research-Based Design certification from Digital Promise highlights IXL's uncompromising commitment to developing world-class, evidence-based products that make a positive impact on all learners."
  • "Digital Promise's Research-Based Design product certification recognizes the edtech products that incorporate research about learning into their design and development.

IXL Integrates with Schoology to Simplify Access to Personalized Education

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 1:05pm

This integration helps school districts seamlessly incorporate IXL into their technology ecosystems and grants a single point of entry from Schoology to IXL's content.

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  • This integration helps school districts seamlessly incorporate IXL into their technology ecosystems and grants a single point of entry from Schoology to IXL's content.
  • IXL's integration includes a Quick Launcher that provides one-click access to powerful IXL tools such as the curriculum, analytics , useful teacher resources and more.
  • "Easy access to educational resources is critical for breaking down barriers to achievement," said Suzanne Pelz, Vice President of Engineering at IXL Learning.
  • Founded in 1998, IXL Learning's flagship product is IXL, a personalized learning platform that helps students in more than 190 countries become strong, confident learners.

IXL Learning Names Richard Carranza as Chief of Strategy and Global Development

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 7:00pm

SAN MATEO, Calif., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by more than 12 million students, has hired Richard Carranza as its Chief of Strategy and Global Development.

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  • SAN MATEO, Calif., April 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- IXL Learning , developer of personalized learning products used by more than 12 million students, has hired Richard Carranza as its Chief of Strategy and Global Development.
  • "Richard will supply IXL with an abundance of wisdom gained from working at the highest levels of K-12 education and a boundless commitment to ensuring all students have access to world-class learning experiences," said Paul Mishkin, CEO of IXL Learning.
  • "IXL has harnessed the tremendous power of innovation throughout this shift to empower teachers and build students' learning capacity.
  • Founded in 1998, IXL Learning's flagship product is IXL , a personalized learning platform that helps students in more than 190 countries become strong, confident learners.