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Star Math and Star CBM Math Approved in South Carolina as K–2 Numeracy Screeners

Bloomington, Minn. (Sept 24, 2021)Renaissance, a global leader in pre-K–12 education technology, recently announced that Star Math and Star CBM Math have been approved by the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) as numeracy screening tools for grades K–2.

Star Math and Star CBM Math meet the SCDE’s criteria for numeracy screeners that districts can incorporate into their Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) process for early learners. These criteria include the length of time to administer the screening tool, the use of normative data for the cut points, and screening in specific grade-level numeracy areas, including number sense, algebraic thinking and operations, measurement and data analysis, and geometry.

Star Math and Star CBM Math provide educators with actionable insights to differentiate instruction and increase math skills mastery for every learner. Each assessment is quick and easy for teachers to administer, provides in-depth information on students’ performance and instructional needs, and can be used in any learning environment.

“We appreciate the opportunity to continue supporting South Carolina educators, students, and parents in numeracy and math,” said Laurie Borkon, Vice President of Government Affairs at Renaissance. “Screening is a core component of MTSS, and we commend SCDE for increasing its focus on math. With valid, reliable, and easy-to-use tools for assessment and practice, we’ll work together with educators across the state to pinpoint skill areas, target instruction, and accelerate student learning.”

Educators can learn more about Star Math and Star CBM Math by visiting

About Renaissance

As a global leader in assessment, reading, and math solutions for pre-K–12 schools and districts, Renaissance is committed to providing educators with insights and resources to accelerate growth and help all students build a strong foundation for success. Renaissance solutions reach more than 40 percent of US schools and more than half a million students in other regions across the world.

The Renaissance portfolio includes Star Assessments, for reliable, accurate insights into K–12 student learning; myIGDIs, for accurate assessment of early learning; myON, to increase students’ access to high-quality reading materials; Accelerated Reader, to support independent reading practice; Freckle, for teacher-led differentiated instruction; Schoolzilla, to give educators actionable insights into trends in student attendance and achievement; Lalilo, to develop critical foundational skills; and Nearpod, for teacher-facilitated instructional delivery.

Press contact:
Tracy Stewart
Director, Marketing Development
(832) 651-1189
[email protected]

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