Carnegie Learning® Common Core Integrated Math I Program Approved by Utah State Board of Education

  Carnegie Learning® Common Core Integrated Math I Program Approved by Utah
                           State Board of Education

New Common Core Program to Help Students and Teachers Meet More Rigorous

PR Newswire

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2013

PITTSBURGH, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The Utah State Board of Education
has approved Carnegie Learning Integrated Math I: A Common Core Program for
purchase with state education funds designated for instructional materials.
The curriculum was reviewed through Utah's annual Recommended Primary
Instructional Materials process and is approved through December 31, 2016.

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Carnegie Learning Integrated Math I: A Common Core Program offers a unique
blend of textbook and Cognitive Tutor^® software that delivers highly
personalized instruction for students of varied skill levels written
specifically to meet the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. To
support instructors in the transition to the Common Core, Carnegie Learning
Professional Development services prepare teachers for classroom instruction
that deepens student content knowledge, promotes problem-solving, and
encourages students to reflect on their thinking and consolidate new
mathematical ideas.

Utah is one of 45 states and the District of Columbia embracing Common Core
State Standards with the goal to prepare all students for college and careers
in the 21^st century. In addition to this grade 9 integrated math program, the
Carnegie Learning Middle School Math Series was reviewed in the 2011 process
and approved through December 31, 2015.

Nearly a dozen Utah school districts are reviewing Carnegie Learning Common
Core-aligned Integrated Math I materials for implementation in the 2013-2014
school year. Davis School District, a bellwether district in the state, is
among the first to purchase Carnegie Learning Integrated Math I, adopting the
program for 10 years through the 2023-24 academic year.

Davis School District also adopted Carnegie Learning's Common Core Middle
School Math Series: Courses 2 and 3 for seventh and eighth graders in 2012.
Carnegie Learning is supporting Davis teachers and administrators with initial
training workshops and job-embedded classroom support.

Based on more than 20 years of research and third-party evaluations, Carnegie
Learning curricula and professional development support for teachers are
currently adopted in fifteen of twenty curricula adoption states: Alabama,
Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, North
Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah and West Virginia.

About Carnegie Learning, Inc. (
Carnegie Learning is a publisher of innovative, research-based mathematics
software and textbooks for middle school and high school students aligned to
the Common Core State Standards. Providing differentiated instruction in
schools across the United States, Carnegie Learning is helping students to
succeed in math as a gateway to graduation, college, and the 21st century
workforce. Carnegie Learning, located in Pittsburgh, is a wholly owned
subsidiary of Apollo Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL) and is the sole source provider
of Cognitive Tutor® and MATHia® software for students in grades 6-12.

About Apollo Group, Inc. (
Apollo Group is one of the world's largest private education providers and has
been in the education business for approximately 40 years. The Company offers
innovative and distinctive educational programs and services both online and
on-campus at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels through its
subsidiaries: University of Phoenix, Apollo Global, Institute for Professional
Development and College for Financial Planning. The Company offers programs
and services throughout the United States and in Latin America and Europe, as
well as online throughout the world. For more information about Apollo Group,
Inc. and its subsidiaries, call (800) 990-APOL or visit the Company's website

Carnegie Learning®, Cognitive Tutor® and MATHia® are registered trademarks of
Carnegie Learning, Inc.

SOURCE Carnegie Learning

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