Star Reading and Star Early Literacy provide efficient, valid measures of screening and progress monitoring, aligning to Iowa Academic Standards
WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (May 30, 2019) – Renaissance®, a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, today announced the Iowa State Department of Education has once again approved Renaissance Star Reading® and Renaissance Star Early Literacy® for the 2019–2020 school year to meet the requirements of Iowa’s Early Learning Implementation law. myIGDIs™ by Renaissance® was reviewed for universal screening in preschool.
Star Reading and Star Early Literacy are highly aligned to Iowa’s Academic Standards and have been added to the state’s approved assessment list for Early Learning Implementation. Iowa educators can use the assessments for universal screening and progress monitoring from kindergarten to grade six.
Star Reading and Star Early Literacy, key components of Renaissance Star 360®, are computer-adaptive assessments that measure the literacy skills of all students. Highly rated for universal screening, Star Reading and Star Early Literacy are proven to accurately identify students who are at risk for reading difficulty.
Darice Keating, vice president of government affairs at Renaissance, concluded, “We’re thrilled that Star Reading and Star Early Literacy have been included as approved assessments by the Iowa State Department of Education as an option for universal screening and progress monitoring. We look forward to working with educators across the state to ensure that each student thrives.”
For more information about Star Reading, Star Early Literacy, or myIGDIs, please visit www.renaissance.com.
Renaissance® is a global leader in pre-K–12 educational technology, enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters: creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Founded by parents, upheld by educators, and enriched by data scientists, Renaissance knows learning is a continual journey—from year to year and for a lifetime. Our data-driven, personalized solutions are currently used in over one-third of U.S. schools and more than 90 countries around the world. For more information, visit www.renaissance.com.
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