Three Cambium Learning Group Education Products Receive Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards

DALLAS, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning Group (NASDAQ: ABCD), a leading educational solutions and services company committed to helping all students reach their full potential by providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services, announced today that three of its innovative learning products won SIIA CODiE Awards on May 7, 2013.  The ExploreLearning business unit earned one award, and Learning A-Z received two of these prestigious prizes—honoring the pinnacle of program excellence in the education technology industry.

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As part of the industry's only peer-reviewed awards program, tech-savvy educators from across the nation evaluated all of the CODiE-nominated products and services to determine the 82 finalists. SIIA members then reviewed these finalists and voted to select 28 CODiE Award winners. Since 1986, the SIIA CODiE Awards have recognized more than 1,000 software and information companies for outstanding achievement. 

Cambium Learning Group's CODiE Awards by Category:

Best Science/Health Instructional Solution

ExploreLearning Gizmos®, ExploreLearning

Best Reading/English/ELL Instructional Solution

ReadingA-Z.com, Learning A–Z

Best Solution for Special Needs Students

Raz-Kids.com,  Learning A–Z

"We are thrilled that Learning A–Z and ExploreLearning have received 2013 CODiE Awards," said John Campbell, chief executive officer of Cambium Learning Group. "I am enormously proud to be part of such a passionate team of professionals dedicated to constructing the most innovative, effective solutions that make a difference in the lives of teachers and students."

Visit the SIIA website to review the full list of winners.

About ExploreLearning
ExploreLearning develops online solutions to improve student learning in math and science. ExploreLearning currently has two products:  Gizmos, the world's largest library of interactive, online simulations for math and science in grades 3–12; and Reflex, the most powerful solution available for math fact fluency development. Gizmos and Reflex bring research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms around the world. ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, VA-based business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [Nasdaq: ABCD] based in Dallas, TX. For more information about Gizmos, please visit ExploreLearning.com. For more information about Reflex, please visit Reflexmath.com.

About Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z is a preK–6 educational resource company specializing in online delivery of leveled readers and supplementary curriculum. Founded in 2002 to help teachers differentiate instruction and meet the unique needs of all students, Learning A–Z's resources are currently used in nearly half of the districts in the United States and Canada and 155+ countries worldwide. Serving a wide range of student needs, including ELL/ESL, Response to Intervention (RtI), special education, and daily instruction, Learning A–Z includes: ReadingA-Z.comRaz-Kids.comReading-Tutors.comScienceA-Z.com, VocabularyA-Z.com, and WritingA-Z.com.

About Cambium Learning Group
Cambium Learning Group is a leading educational solutions and services company that is committed to helping all students reach their full potential by providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services to empower educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. The company is composed of four business units: Voyager Learning (VoyagerLearning.com) and Sopris Learning (SoprisLearning.com), Learning A–Z (LearningA-Z.com), ExploreLearning (ExploreLearning.com), and Kurzweil Educational Systems® (Kurzweiledu.com). Together, these business units provide best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional materials; gold-standard professional development and school-improvement services; breakthrough technology solutions for online learning and professional support; valid and reliable assessments; and proven materials to support a positive and safe school environment. For more information, visit CambiumLearning.com

About the SIIA CODiE Awards
The CODiE Awards were established in 1986, by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) so that pioneers of the software industry could evaluate and honor each other's work. Since then, the program has evolved into three tracks—organized by industry focus in content, education, and software—but the core mission has always remained the same: recognizing excellence by honoring the software and information industry's leading products and services. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide software, digital content, and other technologies that address educational needs.

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