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February 17, 2017

Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360 and Renaissance Accelerated Math win Tech & Learning’s Best of Show at TCEA 2017

February 17, 2017 – We’re proud to announce that Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® and Renaissance Accelerated Math® were chosen as Tech & Learning “Best of Show” award winners during TCEA 2017, which took place from February 6-10, 2017 in Austin, […]
February 15, 2017

Renaissance Announces Departure of Jack Lynch and Appointment of Mike Evans as Interim Chief Executive Officer

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (February 15, 2017) – Renaissance®, the leader in K–12 learning analytics, today announced that Jack Lynch, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, will be leaving Renaissance to take over the CEO position at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Lynch will […]
December 1, 2016

Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® named a District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product

December 1, 2016 – For the second year in a row, Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® has been named a District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product. Together, superintendents and other senior school district leaders voted for the best products their […]
November 17, 2016

World’s Largest K-12 Reading Survey Identifies Trends, Highlights Best Practices

Annual Renaissance What Kids Are Reading report shares insights on popular texts, by grade and gender, and provides an analysis of reading data from 9.9 million students WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (November 17, 2016) – Tapping into data collected from nearly […]
November 11, 2016

Renaissance-U® wins Tech & Learning Stellar Service Award

November 11, 2016 – Recently, Tech & Learning announced the 2016 Stellar Service Award winners. Tech & Learning’s Stellar Service Awards were established to honor the great achievements in customer care and satisfaction in the EdTech industry, providing another look […]
November 2, 2016

Renaissance® and Achieve3000® Partner to Create Best-in-Class Pre-K–12 Solution for RTI Literacy Assessment and Instruction

Companies partner to provide personalized instruction to meet the needs of all learners WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. and LAKEWOOD, NJ (November 2, 2016) – Differentiated instruction and Response to Intervention (RTI) share a common goal: modifying instruction until it meets the […]
November 1, 2016

Renaissance® solutions win several categories in THE Journal Readers’ Choice Awards

October 31, 2016 – In THE Journal’s second annual Readers’ Choice Awards, subscribers were asked to vote for the software, hardware, and services they consider most vital to the mission and business of K-12 education. We are extremely honored that […]
August 30, 2016

Renaissance® Announces Expansion of Executive Leadership Team to Build on Exceptional Growth

New roles focus on innovative product development, international expansion and strategic initiatives WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (August 30, 2016) – Renaissance® the leader in K12 learning analytics, announced the addition of three leadership hires who will help propel company initiatives towards […]
August 18, 2016

Renaissance® Products Receive Endorsement from Council of Administrators of Special Education

Three Renaissance reading and math practice solutions endorsed by CASE Product Review Committee WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (August 18, 2016) – Renaissance® the leader in K-12 learning analytics, announces that the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE) has officially endorsed […]
August 11, 2016

Renaissance and ClassLink Announce Alliance for Single Sign-On Solution

Partnership paves way to faster, easier access to education providers with OneClick technology WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (August 11, 2016) – Renaissance, the leader in K-12 learning analytics, is pleased to announce a major new alliance with ClassLink, the leader in […]
July 7, 2016

Accelerated Reader 360, a Renaissance Learning Product, Receives Tech & Learning Best of Show Award at ISTE 2016

Proven, integrated K-12 reading solution named ISTE 2016 award winner WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (July 7, 2016) – At the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2016 conference last week, Accelerated Reader 360, a research-proven integrated reading solution by Renaissance […]
June 27, 2016

Renaissance Learning doubles down on commitment to nurture student growth

Company shares vision for creating a unified learning ecosystem designed to reduce teacher prep time and boost student performance WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (June 27, 2016) – In this era of assessment and accountability, teachers and administrators are exploring every opportunity […]

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Accelerated Reader 360 named “Best in Show” at ISTE 2016 by Tech & Learning

At the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) 2016 conference, Accelerated Reader 360, Renaissance’s research-proven integrated reading solution, was reviewed and named a Best of Show winner by an anonymous panel of judges for Tech & Learning’s annual ISTE award program. Learn more about the award.

Renaissance Learning CEO Jack Lynch Named Midwest EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award Winner

EY announced that Renaissance Learning CEO Jack Lynch received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award in the Private Equity and Venture Capital Backed category for the Midwest. Read more about the award.

New partnership with LTS Education

A new partnership with LTS Education Systems integrates Star Reading and Star Math data into Stride’s online program. Renaissance Learning’s integration with Stride will save teachers’ time and help ensure students’ learning experiences in Stride lead to greater success.

Accelerated Reader 360 named a District Administration magazine's Readers' Choice Top 100 Product for 2015

Accelerated Reader 360 has been named a District Administration magazine’s Readers’ Choice Top 100 Product for 2015. The annual awards program informs superintendents and other district leaders about products their colleagues are using nationwide. Winners reflect the majority of more than 2,100 nominations from the magazine’s readers over the past year. Learn more about the award.

2016 What Kids Are Reading

The 2016 What Kids Are Reading report is now available. This year’s study examines reading practices of 9.8 million students nationwide who read over 334 million books and nonfiction articles. The report also offers insight into how student reading maps to college and career readiness and suggests strategies for growth. Explore the data and download the report on our Learnalytics site.

New partnership between Renaissance Learning and Classworks®

A new partnership between Renaissance Learning and Classworks® gives teachers a seamless tool to personalize instruction while reducing time spent on testing.

Renaissance Announces Expansion of Executive Leadership Team to Build on Exceptional Growth

(August 30, 2016)

Renaissance Products Receive Endorsement from Council of Administrators of Special Education

(August 30, 2016)

Renaissance and ClassLink Announce Alliance for Single Sign-On Solution

(August 11, 2016)

Accelerated Reader 360 named “Best in Show” at ISTE 2016 by Tech & Learning

(July 13, 2016)

Renaissance Learning doubles down on commitment to nurture student growth

(June 27, 2016)

Renaissance Learning CEO Jack Lynch Named Midwest EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 Award Winner

(June 22, 2016)

What Kids Are Reading 2016 Reveals New Insights on Student Reading, Strategies for Growth

(November 10, 2015)

Renaissance Learning’s Star Interim Assessments Validated in Predicting Proficiency on Summative Exams

(November 10, 2015)

Renaissance Learning CEO Jack Lynch Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award Finalist

(June 4, 2015)

Renaissance Learning Acquires UClass, Bridges K12 Assessment and Instruction

(February 19, 2015)

Renaissance Learning Adds Education Entrepreneur John Katzman to Board of Directors

(December 17, 2014)

Star Assessments Approved by California Department of Education for Diagnostic Assessment in Grade Two

(November 12, 2014)

Accelerated Reader 360 Launches with Built-in Digital Nonfiction Content and Close Reading Skills Practice

(November 5, 2014)

Renaissance Learning Partners with MetaMetrics to Add Lexile Measures to Accelerated Reader and Star Reading

(May 20, 2014)

Hellman & Friedman Completes $1.1 Billion Acquisition of Renaissance Learning

(April 10, 2014)

Renaissance Learning Approved as Mississippi's K-3 Assessment System Provider

(March 28, 2014)

Renaissance Learning to be Aquired for $1.1 Billion by Hellman & Friedman

(March 13, 2014)

Google Capital Invests in Renaissance Learning

(February 19, 2014)

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