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ECS Learning Systems Expands Award-Winning PREPWORKS Line of Adaptive Learning Solutions into California

March 12, 2019

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 12, 2019--ECS Learning Systems, the leading Integrated Standards Prep™ company, announced today that ProLearning Source, an independent representative firm focused on providing high-quality education programs and services for K through 12 schools and districts in California, will be ECS Learning Systems’ distributor of PREPWORKS® in California. P REPWORKS is the most awarded computer adaptive test preparation solution for college and career readiness and is the first to offer a research-driven system that provides age-appropriate blended learning for students in grades 3 through 12, employing both online and printed resources. PREPWORKS online programs and Student Work Texts for math and reading are rigorously aligned to Common Core State Standards and are backed by the company’s Score Guarantee to help California teachers and students achieve performance improvements year over year.

“California presents a perfect fit for ECS and PREPWORKS as we continue to expand our award-winning, state-of-the-art solutions into more states across the US,” said David Cumberbatch, CEO of ECS Learning Systems. “We wanted to work with a local expert to introduce PREPWORKS into California and found that expert in Robert Farwell who has over 25 years’ experience working with K-12 schools and districts throughout the western United States, and his firm ProLearning Source.”

California has more than 1,000 school districts with more than 10,000 schools and 6.2 million K-12 students. PREPWORKS delivers performance-based, standards aligned supplemental curricula to private, charter, and public schools and districts, as well as non-profit organizations. PREPWORKS texts for math and reading are available in California for grades 3 through 8 and for grades 6 through 12, PREPWORKS continues to offer fully digital adaptive learning solutions for PSAT, SAT, ACT, Algebra, and Geometry.

“We plan to work with innovative educational companies who can offer California students these award-winning age-appropriate digital learning tools and student work texts for grades 3 through 12,” said Robert Farwell , President of ProLearning Source, Inc. “PREPWORKS combined with its Score Guarantee offers a real option to teachers and school districts looking to improve student outcomes with better test scores.”

ProLearning Source is a San Diego-based independent sales and marketing firm specializing in representing leading providers of innovative educational solutions and services for schools and districts in California. For school districts interested in learning more email sales@prolearningsource.com or call 800-790-3175 to set up a meeting.

ECS introduced the concept of Age-Appropriate Blended Learning for elementary, middle, and high schools with Score Guarantees. These comprehensive offerings will ultimately use a unique mix of artificial intelligence (AI) powered, digital-adaptive learning solutions and paper-based instructional material for each grade level from K to 12 to maximize effectiveness. Through its brands, STAAR MASTER®, TESTSMART®, NOVEL UNITS ® and PREPWORKS ®, ECS Learning Systems offers a diverse portfolio of high quality supplementary educational products.

About ECS Learning Systems

ECS Learning Systems, headquartered in San Antonio Texas, pioneered the Integrated Standards Prep™ approach in its quality education solutions that build core knowledge, are fully-aligned to state standards and work to ensure students complete tests with confidence. Founded in 1982 in San Antonio, Texas, ECS Learning Systems is the Integrated Standards Prep company that helps over half a million students annually with STAAR MASTER®, TEST SMART®, NOVEL UNITS ®, and PREPWORKS ®. Building on its strong presence in Texas with STAAR MASTER, the Company operates a line of Learning Centers under the TEST SMART brand and literature guides under the NOVEL UNITS brand. ECS Learning Systems announced the acquisition of PREPWORKS in May 2018.

For more information, visit www.ecslearn.com.

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