Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 18, 2009
Study Island, LLC, one of the leading and fastest growing Web-based educational companies, has announced the recipients of their grant matching program for the state of California.
"We are pleased to announce the recipients of our California grant," stated Schanen Mickolas, Study Island's Proposal/Bid Writer. "We received so many inspiring applications and are so proud of the commitment shown from educators in the state of California."
Elementary and Middle Schools were awarded $1,000.00 and $1,500.00 respectively towards the Study Island California Standards Mastery/CAHSEE Preparation Program.
Grant recipients are:
- Atwater Community Day School
- Camino Union Elementary School
- Carlton Hills Elementary School
- Gladstone Elementary School
- Hayden Elementary School
- James H. Cox Elementary School
- Madrona Middle School
- Martin Elementary School
- Quail Run Elementary
- Sunnyside Elementary School
- Valley View Elementary School
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.
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.