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State of Alabama Adopts Carnegie Learning Cognitive Tutor® Software for Grades 9-12

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

State of Alabama Adopts Carnegie Learning Cognitive Tutor® Software for Grades 9-1210:04 EDT Wednesday, July 11, 2012PITTSBURGH, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Department of Education has adopted Carnegie Learning Cognitive Tutor® Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II software as preferred supplemental instructional material for students in grades 9-12 through June 2018. The research-based adaptive learning math program can support Carnegie Learning textbooks or a district's existing program as intervention or accelerated instruction.Based on more than two decades of cognitive science research at Carnegie Mellon University, Cognitive Tutor software develops an individualized learning path so that students receive personalized instruction specific to the math skills they have not yet mastered. The software is aligned to the Alabama Content Standards, the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, and to the five content strands of the standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. Carnegie Learning® Math Curricula are adopted in 17 states: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia.About Carnegie Learning, Inc. (www.carnegielearning.com) Carnegie Learning is a publisher of innovative, research-based mathematics software and textbooks for middle school, high school, and post-secondary 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, a wholly owned subsidiary of Apollo Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL), is located in Pittsburgh. SOURCE Carnegie LearningFor further information: Mary Murrin, 1-888-851-7094 X176