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A literacy development assessment in Spanish for K–6 bilingual and dual-language students

Star CBM Lectura is an assessment of literacy development in Spanish for K–6 students in bilingual or dual-language programs. Star CBM Lectura provides screening as well as real-time data on fou...

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Interactive book lists designed to help educators provide choices for all students

Each year, Renaissance releases a completely updated version of What Kids Are Reading (WKAR) to provide new insights on K–12 students’ reading habits. The 2022 version shows which print and ...

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Focus Skills are skills and standards that are prerequisites for future learning

  In June of 2020, Renaissance launched Focus Skills to support educators during the pandemic. Identified as key skills within Renaissance’s learning progressions—the path students take fr...

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Fuel Education Joins as Latest Renaissance Growth Alliance Partner

Adaptive, assessment-driven digital learning solution motivates and rewards students with games

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Renaissance Releases Updated Focus Skills and Launches Math Trip Steps to Support Accelerated Learning

These free resources are designed to help educators maximize instructional time as they support students following COVID-19 disruptions

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National Report Reveals Students Are Behind in Reading and Math

How Kids Are Performing report shows that achievement gaps widened between fall and spring—and offers vital resources to help accelerate learning

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Renaissance Celebrates Coming Together for Back-to-School

With weekly $500 gift card educator giveaways, fun and exciting classroom resources, and compelling student engagement kits, Renaissance is providing the most comprehensive resources to accelerate learning to date.

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Renaissance Releases Star CBM Lectura and Announces Winners of First Ever Student Art Contest, Celebrating Hispanic Culture

The company recognizes three contest winners, along with a new Spanish assessment product to further Renaissance’s commitment toward supporting Emergent Bilingual students.

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Star Assessments Now Connect to Nearpod to Accelerate Student Growth

Renaissance delivers on its promise to empower teachers with this powerful connection, along with other impactful product enhancements for back to school

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Renaissance Launches Art Contest for Students to Help "Shine a Light on Bilingualism" in America

Students who submit an original artwork to the contest can win up to $500 and see their work featured by Renaissance during Hispanic Heritage Month

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National Report Reveals Pandemic Has Had Profound Effect On K–12 Student Outcomes

How Kids Are Performing analysis shows lower student performance this school year compared to last year, but there are encouraging signs that growth is improving

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Renaissance and Hillsborough County Celebrate 10 Years of Equitable Access to Thousands of Books

The decade-long community reading program has provided access to thousands of digital books for more than 250,000 students every year since 2012.

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Renaissance Releases All-New Edition of World’s Largest Annual Study of K–12 Reading Habits

Celebrating 15 years of highlighting what students are reading, Renaissance’s latest report includes in-depth data on 5.4 million students’ reading habits

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Nearpod Announces the 2022 Educator of the Year Award Winners

Selected through a public nomination and voting process, Nearpod recognizes five educators who are making a difference in their local school communities

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Three Near-Term Innovation Areas for K12
K12 human resources are crucial to utilizing the cloud successfully. Roles and responsibilities have all changed dramatically since the start of the pandemic, and a new trend to move to core co...
An Essential Audio Ingredient in Today’s Accessible Learning Environments
Today’s learning environments have changed markedly from just a couple years ago, prior to the pandemic. Tech devices are comprehensively in both the student and teacher hands, but are they missin...
The Gaps Remaining for District Digital Transition
Most administrators know there are still gaps remaining in their school or district’s digital transition. Recent studies including the 2021 Digital Transition Surveys for Administrators and Teache...
5 Steps to Fixing the Hidden Traffic of Records Management Overwhelming Schools
How come digital processes seem easier but are often harder to manage? A major shift to digital teaching and learning in schools has developed an additional digital traffic load for teachers and f...
From Chaos to Learning Recovery: Going from Manual-Digital All the Way to Efficiency
Seeing the Levels of Chaos Helps Anchor Bringing Order Schools and districts that recently lost 4 percent of students to alternatives continued to lose students in 2021 at an accelerated pace (no...
Hybrid Logistics Security
Your district is a brand, and your network security helps power its reputation. With the accelerated move to hybrid learning environments over the past year, school districts across the nation are...