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Lexia Learning Releases New White Paper for Educators

BOSTON (Feb. 21, 2018) – According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress’ reading assessment, only a third of the students in each of the grades evaluated scored at or above proficiency. And while schools’ own end-of-year assessment results tell which students are not reading proficiently, those results do not identify why. Dr. Suzanne Carreker, the principal educational content lead at Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone® (NYSE: RST) company and author of a new white paper titled “Supporting Non-Proficient Adolescent Readers: Identifying and Addressing Why They Struggle,” explores the causes of non-proficient reading and possible solutions.

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Lexia Debuts New PowerUp Literacy Program, Enhancing Core English Language Arts Instruction for Non-Proficient Readers in Grades Six and Above

BOSTON (Jan. 17, 2018) – The National Center for Education Statistics has found that approximately two-thirds of eighth-grade students in the United States cannot read proficiently; that percentage has held relatively steady for 25 years. To help schools and districts close the achievement gap for non-proficient readers in grades six and above, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) Company, has released Lexia PowerUp Literacy™. The new program is designed to simultaneously accelerate the development of both fundamental literacy skills and higher-order thinking skills through adaptive learning paths.

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Charter Schools Across the Country Renew and Expand Use of Lexia Reading Core5 Literacy Program After Experiencing Extraordinary Gains

BOSTON (Nov. 9, 2017)  Committed to rigorous personalized instruction, positive school culture, and support of lifelong learners, the nation’s charter schools are posting remarkable gains with the Lexia Reading Core5® literacy program. With almost 700 charter institutions already using Core5 to enhance students’ reading abilities, Charter Schools USA; Somerset Academy Miramar (Florida); and Chicago International Charter Schools (CICS) Irving Park, a Distinctive Schools campus, are among the most recent Charter Management Organizations and charter schools to renew and expand their use of Lexia’s highly regarded, research-proven reading approach.

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THE Journal Readers Recognize Lexia Reading Core5 as a Top Ed Tech Product in Schools

Boston, Mass. (November 1, 2017) – Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Company (NYSE: RST), today announced its Lexia Reading Core5® product has been recognized by THE Journal’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards as the favorite technology product added to K-12 classrooms this year. Nominated by educators across the U.S., Lexia also earned platinum standing, surpassing all other hardware and software solutions, in the categories of Best Reading Program and Best Adaptive/Personalized Learning Tool. In addition, readers selected Lexia as one of the top three favorite technologies currently used in schools.

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Nationally Renowned Educational Leaders Paul Griffin and David Rose Join Lexia Learning to Further Support District-Level Success

BOSTON (Oct. 12, 2017) – Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Company (NYSE: RST), today announced that Paul Griffin has joined the company as Head of National Partnerships, and David Rose has joined as Senior Educational Outreach Specialist. The addition of these two seasoned educational leaders is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to support the needs of school districts striving to help every student read, write and speak confidently and proficiently. 

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Lexia Learning Releases iPad App for Lexia RAPID Assessment

BOSTON (Sept. 7, 2017) – In order to increase the flexibility and efficiency with which districts and schools can administer adaptive reading assessment, Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone company, has made the Lexia RAPID Assessment™ literacy program available on iPad with the RAPID iOS app. The computer-adaptive screener and diagnostic tool for grades K-12 is now available on the App Store. 

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Lexia Research Team Collaborates with Tufts University Researcher to Author Chapter for New Textbook Created to Give Educators Insight into Optimal EdTech Design

BOSTON (August 24, 2017) – Although more than $13 billion is spent on educational technology each year, many educators admit that their purchasing and implementation decisions are based on word-of-mouth rather than scientific studies, which means that their students may not be working with a solution that can truly boost learning. To help educators better evaluate whether a digital tool will support best instructional practices, Lexia Learning’s research team, in collaboration with the Program Director at the Center for Reading and Language Research lab at Tufts University, authored a chapter for a newly published textbook on educational technology. 

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Coachella Valley Unified School District Adds Lexia RAPID Assessment to Support Literacy Instruction and Drive Academic Language Growth

BOSTON (August 9, 2017) – Educators and policymakers are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of helping students strengthen academic language, the specialized language used in educational settings. To help their students master this critical skill, district leadership at Coachella Valley Unified School District (CVUSD) in Thermal, CA has expanded its use of Lexia products to include the Lexia RAPID Assessment™ solution, which predicts reading success and targets academic language. 

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