National Dropout Prevention Center Announces Achieve3000 as Innovation Partner

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Innovation Partners’ Missions Support and Enhance National Dropout Prevention Center’s Work 

Anderson, SC—(August 9, 2018)—The National Dropout Prevention Center announces Achieve3000, a provider of online education-related professional learning experiences, as its latest Innovation Partner. Innovation Partners are businesses, individuals or companies whose dedication in advancing efforts to reduce dropout rates nationwide align closely with the mission of the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC).

“Combating high school dropout rates is critical and efforts require collaboration among all stakeholders in the education system, including schools, parents, communities, legislators, and practitioners,” said Sandy Addis, Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center. “Innovation Partners share our determination to increase graduation rates through increasing awareness and opportunities for all students. We are excited that Achieve3000 has joined us in achieving our mission.”

Headquartered in Lakewood, NJ, Achieve3000 developed and utilizes an advanced online model of differentiated instruction for grades PreK-12 and adult education to meet instructional needs to ensure students master the literacy skills required for success in school and beyond. The company has created the only literacy platform that uses a patented instructional model to improve literacy across the content areas and drive college and career readiness.

“Achieve3000 has a 17-year track record of significantly accelerating students’ literacy gains and dramatically increasing college and career readiness,” noted Stuart Udell, CEO of Achieve3000. “Literacy growth is instrumental in preventing students from disengaging in their education process, which often leads them to drop out. We are deeply committed to the work of the National Dropout Prevention Center’s work to help students stay in school and graduate.”

The mission of the NDPC is to provide teachers, counselors, administrators, and school districts with effective, research-based solutions to help eliminate dropout, including identification and support of at-risk students. As an Innovation Partner, Achieve3000 allows NDPC to increases its capacity to provide stakeholders with access to information regarding dropout prevention, intervention and recovery resources, research and best practices.

Achieve3000 joins the National Dropout Prevention Center’s other Innovation Partners DeeperDive Learning, Scholastic and WIN Learning.

About the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC)
The NDPC was begun in 1986 to serve as a clearinghouse on issues related to dropout prevention and to offer strategies designed to increase the graduation rate in America’s schools. Over the years, the NDPC has become a well-established national resource for sharing solutions for student success. It does so through its clearinghouse function, active research and evaluation projects, publications, and through a variety of professional development activities. The organization’s Web site—www.dropoutprevention.org—is the nation’s leading resource in providing effective, research-based solutions to engaging students and reducing dropout. In addition, the NDPC conducts a variety of third-party evaluations and Program Assessment and Reviews (PARs) for schools and districts nationwide. By promoting awareness of successful programs and policies related to dropout prevention, the NDPC impacts education from the local to the national level.

About Achieve3000

Achieve3000® is the leading literacy platform in today’s blended learning programs, with cloud-based solutions that serve nearly three million students worldwide. Based on decades of scientific research, Achieve3000’s patented and proven differentiated instruction for grades PreK-12 and adult education reaches all students at their individual reading levels, with 12 levels in English and 8 in Spanish, to accelerate learning, improve high stakes test performance, and drive college and career success. The company’s global headquarters is in Lakewood, NJ. Learn more at www.achieve3000.com.

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For Additional Information Contact:
Lynn Dunlap
National Dropout Prevention Center
Phone: 864-642-6372 Ext.105
Email: ldunlap@dropoutprevention.org