BOSTON, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- National Geographic Learning (NGL), part of Cengage Learning, today announced that the Nevada Department of Education has approved the National Geographic Reach for Reading program for adoption by Nevada school districts. The first school district in Nevada to adopt the program is Clark County, the fifth largest school district in the United States. With this adoption, NGL learning materials will be available for purchase by 217 Clark County elementary schools for the 2016-2017 school year.
"We are pleased to provide students in Nevada access to educational resources that inspire curiosity and the joy of learning," said Vincent Grosso, Senior Vice President of National Geographic Learning, a part of Cengage Learning. "National Geographic Reach for Reading is designed to engage and inspire young learners through interesting and relatable content that makes concepts come to life."
National Geographic Reach for Reading is a reading and language arts program for K-5 learners. Built to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards, National Geographic Reach for Reading features engaging reading resources, age-appropriate National Geographic content, and skill-building practice. All resources for the program are structured and flexible to adapt to the needs of individual classrooms and teaching philosophies.
For more information on National Geographic Reach for Reading, visit: NGL.Cengage.com/reachforreading.
About Cengage Learning and National Geographic Learning
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. National Geographic Learning, part of Cengage Learning, is a provider of quality core and supplemental educational materials for the PreK‐12, adult education and ELT markets. Cengage Learning and National Geographic Learning distribute a variety of content from the National Geographic Society to the academic and library markets worldwide. www.cengage.com.
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