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June 10, 2013

2013 S.P.I.R.E.® Awards, Honoring Students for Great Gains in Reading, Announced by EPS Literacy and Intervention

S.P.I.R.E. Teacher of the Year Award Recognizes Dedicated Elementary Educator
EPS Literacy and Intervention today announced the winners of its 2013 S.P.I.R.E.® Awards, which honor students who have overcome significant challenges to improve their reading proficiency as well as the teachers who go above and beyond every day to ensure that all their students have the opportunity to improve their skills.


June 04, 2013

EPS Literacy and Intervention Honors 2013 Academy Star Winners

Awards Recognize Students for Learning Gains in Reading and Math, Teachers for Going Above and Beyond
EPS today announced the winners of its 2013 Academy Star Awards. These annual awards honor students who have overcome significant challenges to build proficiency in reading and math, as well as teachers who go above and beyond on a daily basis to provide their students with every opportunity to improve their skills. Four students were recognized as Academy Stars and two teachers earned Academy Teachers of Excellence honors.


April 24, 2013

EPS Literacy and Intervention's Innovative Math and Reading Intervention Tools Result in Impressive Gains for Houston-area School

Ridgegate Elementary Sees Achievement Skyrocket and Enthusiasm for Learning Soar
Last year, when Principal Lavanta Williams first came to Ridgegate Elementary School in Fort Bend, Texas, the school was considered "low performing" in math and reading proficiency, after failing to meet AYP targets for both subjects. He was in need of new ways to move his students forward and get them excited about the subjects they were learning. Today, state assessment tests show Ridgegate has met its AYP targets for both reading and math, with 90 percent and 86 percent of students meeting the standards respectively, with an increase of 12 percent in both subjects over the previous year.


March 19, 2013

EPS Literacy and Intervention S.P.I.R.E.® Decodable Readers Now Available for iPad®, Kindle, and Nook®

Prospective Reviewers Can Request Complimentary eBooks From EPS Blog
EPS Literacy and Intervention today announced that S.P.I.R.E.® Decodable eBooks, which includes 120 titles, are now available for download from Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com, and the iTunes store. These eBooks support instruction in the S.P.I.R.E. program and can also be used with other phonics based programs or independently to support beginning or struggling readers.


March 11, 2013

MathCoach® Interactive Joins EPS Literacy and Intervention's Family of Online Common Core Math Solutions Across the Instructional Spectrum

Blended Program for K–5 Learners Supports Range of Technology in Today's Classrooms
EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, and CSL Associates, Inc., today announced a new partnership to help students in grades K–5 master the Common Core State Standards for Math. With the addition of CSL Associates' MathCoach® Interactive to its offerings, EPS now offers schools online math solutions for young learners throughout the instructional spectrum, including screening and progress monitoring, core instruction, practice, and intervention.


January 31, 2013

EPS Literacy and Intervention Unveils Major Upgrade to Path Driver for Reading at FETC 2013

Powerful Online System for Reading Screening and Intervention Expands Assessments for Oral Reading Fluency and Comprehension; Available for Grades K-10
Today at FETC 2013, EPS Literacy and Intervention, a division of School Specialty, unveiled a major update to Path Driver for Reading™, making it an even more powerful system for screening and identifying students in grades K-10 who are at risk of falling behind in developing critical literacy skills. Path Driver for Reading offers research-based tests for universal screening and progress monitoring in a centrally managed online environment that allows administrators to implement a consistent assessment program across their districts.


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