We have exciting enhancements coming for Plato Courseware this summer and fall, including new CTE courses, a virtual learning collaboration space, and new flexible assignments.
Ernest Righetti High School in Santa Maria, California, serves a swelling majority-minority population, many of whom are transient students. To better meet the needs of this unique student body, Righetti High School offers multiple credit recovery options that utilize Plato Courseware and Edmentum Test Packs.
Mare Island Technology Academy, California's first charter program, has partnered with Study Island and Plato Courseware to achieve a nearly 100-point Academic Performance Index increase since 2009. This year, the Academy's middle and high school were both honored with the California Gold Ribbon Schools Award, and now they have been named Edmentum's latest Rock Star program!
In the fall of 2014, the Plato Courseware team started working on a brand-new series of courses for middle school English. They needed to dig into what strategies, tactics, features, voice, etc., work most effectively to engage middle school students, especially in English language arts (ELA).
Perry County Central High School (PCC) in Hazard, Kentucky has depended on Plato Courseware to power its blended learning efforts and prepare students for a competitive economy. With the program, they have seen graduation rates and college- and career-readiness scores outpace state expectations.
Although education has several key goals, most of us agree that K–12 education should help prepare students to be college and career ready. States are adopting revamped Career Technical Education (CTE) to ensure that students have access to rigorous, relevant, courses that will prepare them for both post-secondary education and the workforce.