Cambium Learning® Group Programs Approved for 2012-2013 Adoption by Florida Department of Education

 Cambium Learning® Group Programs Approved for 2012-2013 Adoption by Florida
                           Department of Education

PR Newswire

DALLAS, May 8, 2013

DALLAS, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning Group (NASDAQ: ABCD), a
leading educational solutions and services company providing evidence-based
support for helping all students reach their full potential, announced today
that two high-impact reading intervention solutions offered by its Voyager
Learning division—Read Well^®  and Voyager Passport^®—have been approved for
adoption by the Florida Department of Education for 2012–2013.


Reflecting increased expectations for K–5 student learning and mastery within
the context of the Common Core State Standards, the Florida Department of
Education's criteria for state adoption of approved materials for English
language arts has become significantly more rigorous. As core components of
Florida's 2012–2013 statewide curriculum, these proven, research-based
literacy intervention solutions from Voyager Learning will help build the
foundation necessary to accelerate Florida's K–5 students on their
personalized paths to college readiness and career success.

The Cambium/Voyager Learning reading solutions approved in the Florida State
Adoption are:

  oRead Well: K–2 mastery-based reading and language arts curriculum using
    whole-class activities and differentiated small-group instruction to build
    reading proficiency.
  oVoyager Passport: K–5 reading solution providing a blend of print
    instruction and technology to help struggling learners master priority
    skills and strategies to reach grade-level performance.

"We are honored that the Florida Department of Education has chosen Real Well
and Voyager Passport as part of the 2012–2013 Florida State Adoption," said
John Campbell, chief executive officer of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. "Along
with the other distinguished publishers on this list, we are proud to play a
pivotal role in significantly enhancing student literacy and achievement in

Review the entire list of approved Florida Adoption materials here:

For more information about Voyager Learning and Cambium Learning Group, visit or

About Cambium Learning Group
Cambium Learning Groupis a leading educational solutions and services company
that is committed to helping all students reach their full potential by
providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services to empower
educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. The company is
composed of four business units: Voyager Learning (
and Sopris Learning (, Learning A–Z
(, ExploreLearning (, and Kurzweil
Educational Systems^® ( Together, these business units
provide best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional materials;
gold-standard professional development and school-improvement
services;breakthrough technology solutions for online learning and
professional support; valid and reliable assessments; and proven materials to
support a positive and safe school environment. For more information, visit

About the Florida Department of Education:The department's mission is to
increase the proficiency of all students within one seamless, efficient
education system by providing them the chance to expand their knowledge and
skills through world-class learning opportunities. Serving more than 3.5
million students, 4,200 public schools, 28 colleges, 188,000 teachers, 47,000
college professors and administrators, and 318,000 full-time staff throughout
the state, the department enhances the economic self-sufficiency of Floridians
through programs and services geared toward college, work force education,
job-specific skills, and career development. Florida ranks first in the nation
for teacher quality, first in the nation in advanced placement participation,
and first in the southern region for graduation rate and degrees awarded by
the Florida College System. For more information,

Media Contact:
Elaine Gantz Wright
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

Investor Contact:
Barbara Benson
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

SOURCE Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

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