AEL is a not-for-profit corporation that integrates the latest in research and technology to spark innovation and promote strategies for student success. For 35 years, AEL has applied the power of research to the challenges of educational practice and policy. AEL staff has nationally recognized expertise, experience, and longevity in the education research arena. Our staff's research and evaluation reports have won six awards in national publications competitions in recent years. Private organizations and government agencies contracting with AEL find that the company integrates project management capability, systems thinking, and development and evaluation expertise to tailor practical solutions that suit client needs. For more information about us, visit our Web site at AEL Inc.

All of the AOL@SCHOOL content and resources are accessible at www.aolatschool.com: by anyone, anywhere, anytime. To further enhance the experience, schools can order free AOL@SCHOOL software that provides a customized K-12 browser, email, content filtering and local account management. The heart of the AOL@SCHOOL system is a series of six online learning portals designed for grades K-2, 3-5, middle school, high school, teachers, and administrators. The student portals provide access to Web sites that have been evaluated by educators as the best educational content for that grade level. The specially designed portals for teachers and administrators provide professional development, productivity and administrative resources.

Apex Learning, the leading provider of online instruction and resources, helps high schools expand access to quality learning opportunities. Founded four years ago, the company offers a wide range of online educational resources including general studies, foreign language, and Advanced Placement online courses, preparation for standards-based exams, and supplemental teaching resources. With national accreditation by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges, proven curriculum, and effective instructional models, Apex Learning helps schools and districts achieve educational equity and meet demands for accountability. Nearly 75,000 students have learned online with Apex Learning.

Epson offers a wide range of products for your school. From award winning color ink jet printers to digital cameras, scanners and multimedia projectors, we believe you will find Epson's high performance, easy-to-use products ideal for your classroom. And because they're from Epson, you are assured of their compatibility, quality, and reliability. Please visit us at www.epson.com/k12

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netTrekker is the trusted search engine for schools that saves K-12 students and educators time. Unlike ordinary search engines, netTrekker contains only academic-focused websites that are organized around the K-12 curricula and aligned with state standards. These websites are prescreened by a team of 400 educators and librarians for academic integrity and age appropriateness, so users get high quality, contextual results, every time. And netTrekker gives educators easy access to online resources, like lesson plans and learning exercises, that link directly to their state's standards and benchmarks. These online resources enable educators to easily integrate standards into their everyday curriculum.

SurfControl, the world's Number One Web and e-mail filtering company, is the only company in the security market offering a total content security solution that combines Web and e-mail filtering technology with the industry's largest, most accurate and relevant content database and adaptive reasoning tools to automate content recognition.

SurfControl's Internet monitoring and policy management solutions are flexible, and scaleable in order to meet the diverse needs its clients. SurfControl offers a choice of platform independent or integrated solutions, and the software can be installed in any network environment.