Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) January 12, 2009
Study Island, LLC, one of the leading and fastest growing Web-based educational companies, has extended the submission date of their grant matching program for the state of California.
"Due to the holidays and getting back to school schedules, we are pleased to announce we are extending the application deadline of our California grant," stated Schanen Mickolas, Study Island's Proposal/Bid Writer. "We realize these are challenging times and want to make sure every eligible school in California has the opportunity to complete the application."
The new deadline for grant applications is February 16, 2009. The application may be found via the Study Island website at http://www.studyisland.com/CA.
Ten Elementary and ten Middle Schools will be awarded $1,000.00 and $1,500.00 respectively towards the Study Island program by March 2, 2009.
Study Island is foundationally and statistically research-based and is effective in increasing student learning and achievement in diverse settings across the nation. Moreover, Study Island enables students to choose their style of learning and work at their own pace. Study Island records statistics for each student using multiple real-time reports, which helps teachers measure student progress and identify areas needing improvement. In addition, teachers can choose to use the printable worksheet or classroom response pad functions, making Study Island an extremely flexible, user-friendly, interactive program.
For qualifications and additional information about the 2008-2009 California Technology Grant Matching Program, please review the application online at http://www.studyisland.com/CA or contact Schanen Mickolas at 800.419.3191 x7432.
About Study Island:
Study Island is a leading provider of online, standards-based assessment, instruction, practice, and test preparation for the U.S. K-12 educational market. Named in Inc500 as one of the top small businesses of 2006, Study Island is used by over 8.1 million elementary and secondary students in over 18,000 schools, and is adding over 400 new schools per month. During the last school year (2007-2008), Study Island averaged 960,000 distinct student sessions and 7.4 million questions answered per day.
Founded in 2000, Study Island products are built from the ground-up from each state's standards, and this deep customization has enabled the Company to quickly gain market share via word-of-mouth teacher endorsements and build a loyal following. The Company currently has product standards in all 50 states. For more information, visit http://www.studyisland.com/CA.