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ECS Learning Systems Expands PREPWORKS® by Creating the First System of Age-Appropriate Blended Learning™ Solutions for K-12 Schools that Seamlessly Move from Paper to Digital


PREPWORKS® Adds Reading and Math Student Work Texts for Grades 3
Through 8 with California, Florida, and National Editions

Learning Systems
, the leading Integrated Standards Prep™ company and
developer of STAAR MASTER®, announced today its PREPWORKS®
line of learning solutions, which is the first to offer a
research-driven system that provides an age-appropriate blend of paper
and digital resources for students in grades K through 12. PREPWORKS
delivers supplemental curricula to private, charter, and public schools
and districts, as well as non-profit organizations across the country.

The new PREPWORKS texts for math and reading in grades 3 through 8 are
available in three editions: the Florida edition (aligned to Florida
Standards Assessments), the California edition (aligned to California
Content Standards) and the National edition (aligned to Common Core
State Standards). The Student Work Texts are rigorously aligned to help
students and teachers exceed their respective state standards.

"Building on ECS Learning Systems' acquisition of PREPWORKS, we are
creating a line of learning solutions under the PREPWORKS brand to
pioneer the concept of Age-Appropriate Blended Learning for
elementary, middle, and high schools. These comprehensive offerings use
a unique mix of digital and paper-based instructional material for each
grade level to maximize effectiveness," said David Cumberbatch, CEO of
ECS Learning Systems. "We are bringing the same level of quality
research and attention to detail that we are known for with our
expansion of PREPWORKS from high school into elementary and middle

For grades 7 through 12, PREPWORKS continues to offer fully digital
learning solutions for Algebra 1, Geometry, Civics, US History, Biology,
PSAT, SAT, and ACT. ECS Learning Systems plans to continue to add
subjects to the PREPWORKS line of learning solutions over the next few
years and to continue to develop the computer-adaptive ECS Learning
Positioning Systems® (LPS) platform to power its digital offerings. In
Texas, ECS Learning Systems will continue to sell STAAR MASTER for
grades 1 through 8, and PREPWORKS for high school only.

About ECS Learning Systems

Learning Systems
pioneered the Integrated Standards Prep™ approach
in its quality education solutions that build core knowledge that is
fully-aligned to state standards and work to ensure students complete
tests with confidence. Founded in 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, ECS
Learning Systems is the Integrated Standards Prep company that helps
almost half a million students annually with STAAR
®, and PREPWORKS®.
Building on its strong presence in Texas with STAAR MASTER, the Company
operates a line of Learning Centers under the TEST SMART brand and
literature guides under the NOVEL UNITS brand. ECS Learning Systems announced
the acquisition of PREPWORKS in May 2018.

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