Lexia Reading Core5 Satisfies All Criteria for WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation

BOSTON, Aug. 31, 2016 -- Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) Company, today announced that Lexia Reading Core5® has been recognized by WIDA as satisfying all 44 criteria under the WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation for English Language Development Standards. This designation provides further credibility for Lexia’s research-proven instructional literacy program, which is currently used by more than 2.6 million students, and has been shown to help ELL students close the academic gap.WIDA is a consortium of more than 30 states dedicated to the design and implementation of high academic standards for English language learners (ELLs). The WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation is designed to assist educators in making informed decisions about selecting instructional materials for language education programs.
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BOSTON, Aug. 31, 2016 -- Lexia Learning, a Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) Company, today announced that Lexia Reading Core5® has been recognized by WIDA as satisfying all 44 criteria under the WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation for English Language Development Standards. This designation provides further credibility for Lexia’s research-proven instructional literacy program, which is currently used by more than 2.6 million students, and has been shown to help ELL students close the academic gap.

WIDA is a consortium of more than 30 states dedicated to the design and implementation of high academic standards for English language learners (ELLs). The WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation is designed to assist educators in making informed decisions about selecting instructional materials for language education programs.

“We believe that a rigorous, systematic approach to language and literacy instruction benefits all students,” said Lexia Chief Education Officer Dr. Liz Brooke. “The WIDA standards reflect the unique instructional emphases required when supporting English learners, and our correlation to these standards highlights the important ways in which Lexia Reading Core5 helps language learners develop English literacy skills.”

Lexia Reading Core5 is a personalized learning program that is student-driven online, and teacher-directed through small-group instruction. The program supports educators in providing differentiated literacy instruction for students of all abilities in grades pre-K–5. Lexia’s explicit, systematic approach provides personalized learning in the six areas of reading instruction, targeting skill gaps as they emerge and providing teachers with the data and student-specific resources they need for individual or small-group instruction.

The WIDA Prime V2 Correlation includes four sections, each with 11 specific standards. WIDA analyzed a complete cross-section of the Lexia Reading Core5 program and found that it satisfied all 44 of the standards and criteria laid out in PRIME V2—acknowledging Lexia’s ability to have a meaningful impact on student outcomes. Specific examples in the correlation note that Lexia Reading Core5:

Builds academic language at the discourse, sentence and word/phrase level.

Connects language development standards to state academic content standards.

Challenges all learners at all levels of language proficiency.

Provides scaffolding supports for students to advance.

For more information about Lexia’s support for English Language Learners, please visit the Lexia website or download the WIDA PRIME V2 Correlation for Lexia Reading Core5.

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About Lexia Learning
Lexia Learning, a division of Rosetta Stone, empowers educators through adaptive assessment and personalized instruction. For more than 30 years, the company has been on the leading edge of research and product development as it relates to student reading skills. With a robust offering that includes solutions for differentiated instruction, personalized learning and assessment, Lexia Learning provides educators with the tools to intensify and accelerate literacy skills development for students of all abilities. For more information, visit www.lexialearning.com.

About Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people’s lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company’s innovative, personalized language and reading programs drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners around the world.
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning and is widely recognized today as the industry leader in providing effective language programs. The company’s cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, in a corporate setting, or in a personal learning environment. Rosetta Stone is also a leader in the literacy education space, helping millions of students build fundamental reading skills through its Lexia Learning division. Additionally, the company's Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs developed by neuroscientists and award-winning game designers to be fun and help keep your brain sharp.

Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA, and has offices and operations around the world. For more information, visit www.rosettastone.com. “Rosetta Stone” is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.

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