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Cloud Computing  Oct 2  Comment 
PLATO Learning and Archipelago Learning, leading subscription-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) providers of educational solutions, have won four Education Software Review Awards (EDDIEs). Study Island won best lesson...
Cloud Computing  Sep 5  Comment 
Archipelago Learning, a PLATO Learning company, has launched a new website and user interface for its award-winning Study Island product, a web-based instruction, practice and learning program built from individual...
Cloud Computing  Aug 2  Comment 
Archipelago Learning, a PLATO Learning company, has expanded the activities offered in EducationCity, an online teaching and learning resource mapped to individual state academic standards in math and science. ...
Cloud Computing  Jul 26  Comment 
Archipelago Learning, a PLATO Learning company, found 80% of schools are giving students access to its educational technology, Study Island, from home. The results from Archipelago’s Study Island 2011 year-end customer ...
Cloud Computing  Jun 13  Comment 
Archipelago Learning, a PLATO Learning company, has launched Study Island’s Common Core Benchmarking for grades 6-8. Study Island is a web-based instruction, practice and learning program built from individual state ...
Cloud Computing  Jun 7  Comment 
Archipelago Learning, a PLATO Learning company and leading subscription-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of education products, is reporting 97% of teachers surveyed hold favorable attitudes towards the ...
Cloud Computing  May 29  Comment 
Archipelago Learning, a PLATO Learning company and leading subscription-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of education solutions, has won the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Award for ...
Reuters  May 25  Comment 
May 25 - Overview -- U.S. online instruction, testing, and assessment provider PLATO Learning Inc. is acquiring Archipelago Learning Inc. and financing the transaction with bank...
Cloud Computing  May 17  Comment 
PLATO Learning, a leading provider of online education solutions for kindergarten through adult learners, announced today that shareholders of Archipelago Learning (NASDAQ: ARCL), an award-winning software-as-a-service...
Cloud Computing  May 17  Comment 
Archipelago Learning (NASDAQ: ARCL), a leading subscription-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider of education products, today announced that it has completed its merger with PLATO Learning, a portfolio company of Thoma...




 

Headquartered in Bloomington, Minnesota, PLATO Learning is a leading provider of computer-based and e-learning instruction, assessment, and curriculum management products and services for K-12 (Kindergarten to 12th grade) educational institutions. The company's extensive library of instructional material covers core learning objectives in key subjects complements or supplements classroom-based material and ensures curricula are aligned with local, state, and national standards. The company s assessment tools also offer educators and parents a way to monitor each individual student s performance in key categories ensure that "no child is left behind " and prescribe personalized courses of supplemental instruction. Beyond the K-12 education market, PLATO also offers a host of education-based products and services, which enable adults to complete high school graduation and GED requirements meet entry-level post-secondary education requirements and support adults in workplace training and correctional education programs. The company derives its revenues from license fees (perpetual licenses of the company's software products), subscription-based license fees, and software support fees (a.k.a. services revenues). In fiscal 2007, services accounted for 40% of total revenues, subscriptions 35%, and license fees 25%.




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