Apex Learning Partners with Kimono to Offer a New Option for Delivering Seamless Technology Integrations

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Partnership provides educators with streamlined and secure data integration

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“As we continue to simplify the client experience for our district partners, our relationship with Kimono provides a streamlined integration option that safeguards educator and student data while saving educators’ valuable time."-- Chris Porter, CEO, Apex Learning.

Apex Learning, a recognized leader in online learning, announced a new partnership with Kimono, a leader in comprehensive, standards-based data integration for schools. The new partnership provides schools and districts with an option for a robust and simplified integration process. Through its secure, cloud-based integration platform, Kimono supports all major standards for connecting to, receiving data from, and sending data to Student Information Systems (SIS).

“As we continue to simplify the client experience for our district partners, our relationship with Kimono provides a streamlined integration option that safeguards educator and student data while saving educators’ valuable time,” said Chris Porter, CEO, Apex Learning.

Apex Learning curriculum seamlessly integrates with a district’s technical vision, simplifying the implementation process from day one, but also supporting educator success throughout the process. Apex Learning Tutorials are used for grades 6-12 to strengthen skills, address learning gaps and provide personalized, scaffolded learning pathways. This helps boost student readiness to succeed on grade-level and provide students with opportunities for personalized acceleration. Apex Learning Courses are used throughout middle school and high school for initial credit and credit-bearing programs.

Kimono offers a simple and transparent way for clients to exchange data with Apex Learning. In just a few short steps, districts can get connected and upload their student data to the Kimono platform without relying on a dedicated developer or technical team.

“We immediately recognized that Apex Learning shares our core values to provide strict data privacy while also delivering the best integrated teaching and learning experiences,” said Steve Curtis, CEO, Kimono. “We look forward to working with their team to make rostering and grade passback easier for their customers, while ensuring the accuracy, accessibility and privacy of student information.”

About Apex Learning
An industry leader in online education with deep expertise in digital curriculum, Apex Learning works closely with school districts across the country to implement proven solutions that increase on-time graduation rates and create opportunities for student success in school and beyond. The company is driven by the understanding that supporting the needs of all students – from struggling to accelerated – strengthens schools and creates stronger communities, brighter futures and a more equitable world. Apex Learning is accredited by AdvancED and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. Apex Learning, where opportunity thrives. For more information, visit http://www.apexlearning.com.

About Kimono
Kimono enables secure, bi-directional sharing of student, staff, and learning data among many software applications in a school using our integration platform as a service (iPaaS). Built specifically for education, Kimono connects any student information system or application utilizing a variety of standards-based methods. We make data integrations easy to implement and efficient to manage. Kimono currently serves eight states, over 2500 districts, and more than 16 million students. Learn more at https://kimonocloud.com/.

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