Renaissance Learning's What Kids Are Reading 2013 report finds what is influencing students' reading selections
Released today, Renaissance Learning's What Kids Are Reading 2013 report highlights the top 40 books read by students in grades 1-12 during the 2011-2012 school year. Based on Accelerated Reader Quizzes taken by 8.6 million students, the fifth-edition report also looks at CCSS exemplars, required high school reading from 1907 to now, and what motivates students to select
(April 22, 2013)
Accelerated Reader Student App update gives visually impaired students quiz-taking independence
Renaissance Learning announced today that the newest update to the Accelerated Reader (AR) Student App for iOS includes VoiceOver support to enhance learning for visually impaired and blind students.
(April 2, 2013)
K-12 students set new record in national reading event
Read the Most from Coast to Coast unites students in shared reading practice challenge.
(March 4, 2013)
Renaissance Learning introduces Accelerated Math Live
Renaissance Learning announced the newest version of Accelerated Math, Accelerated Math Live, will be available for the 2013-14 school year.
(January 2, 2013)
Renaissance Learning names John J. Lynch, Jr. Chief
Renaissance Learning, Inc. announced today that John J. Lynch, Jr. will lead the company through its next phase of growth and development.
(October 10, 2012)
Common Core State Standards confirm ATOS readability forumula as a reliable, valid text-complexity measure
In a supplement to Appendix A of the Common Core State Standards, Renaissance Learning's ATOS readability formula is listed as a valid, reliable measure of text complexity as required by the Common Core State Standards.
(August 17, 2012)
Dr. Alexa Posny Joins Renaissance Learning
Renaissance Learning, Inc. announced today that it has hired Dr. Alexa Posny as the company's Senior Vice President of State & Federal Programs.
(August 8, 2012)
Renaissance Race Against Cancer 5K Run/Walk to be held June 9
The second annual Renaissance Race Against Cancer 5K Run/Walk, will take place Saturday, June 9, in Wisconsin Rapids, with over 1,000 registrants.
(May 31, 2012)
U.S. study of 7.6 million students reveals most popular books and reading trends
The newest edition of the largest study on students’ book selections expands from a popular annual report on reading trends to a discussion on what kids should be reading.
(March 13, 2012)
Renaissance Learning's STAR Enterprise assessments available in New York State
Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and student assessment programs, announces its partnership with the New York State Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES).
(March 13, 2012)
Study shows ATOS an effective measure of text complexity
Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of technology-based school improvement and school assessment programs, announced today that ATOS, the readability formula incorporated in the Accelerated Reader program, was found in an independent study to be a valid, reliable measure of text complexity as required by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) for English Language Arts.
(March 6, 2012)
Students shatter Accelerated Reader record by taking 3,581,992 AR Quizzes in one day
Students nationwide took part in “Read the Most From Coast to Coast” on March 2, shattering the record for the number of Accelerated Reader Quizzes taken in one day.
(March 5, 2012)
STAR first interim assessment to report Student Growth Percentile
Renaissance Learning, a leading provider of technology-based student assessment programs, announced today that its STAR assessments will report the Student Growth Percentile (SGP) measure starting in spring 2012.
(February 16, 2012)
Study finds e-readers equal print for children’s reading comprehension
A recent study indicates that children who read books on digital e-readers such as the Kindle comprehend what they’ve read as well as children who read paper books.
(January 11, 2012)