New York, NY (June 11, 2014) — Kaplan K12 Learning Services has partnered with Education is Freedom to help the Dallas-based nonprofit in its mission of helping thousands of underserved high school students across the Dallas Independent School District with the college admissions process.
Through the partnership, schools can leverage Kaplan’s expertise by providing the opportunity for students to access Kaplan’s SAT, ACT, and PSAT preparation resources. Kaplan’s resources include classroom-taught options and the company’s award-winning interactive online program that students can access 24/7.
Both programs offer personalized instruction, multiple practice tests and a host of materials to prepare students for the critical college admissions exams. Kaplan will also administer practice test events for the students and provide other college prep print materials.
“We are pleased to support the mission of Education is Freedom by partnering with them to provide access to high-quality SAT, ACT and PSAT prep materials to students across the Dallas Independent School District,” said Seppy Basili, vice president of K12 and college admissions programs, Kaplan K12 Learning Services. “Kaplan and Education is Freedom share a commitment to improving student success, which is fundamental to Dallas’ and our nation’s economic and social success. We look forward to working closely with EIF and the Dallas community to produce strong, well-rounded college applicants.”
“As part of our ongoing efforts to help more students get into college, Education is Freedom is excited to partner with Kaplan K12 Learning Services to provide comprehensive preparation for the ACT, PSAT, and SAT,” said CEO of Education is Freedom Marcia Page. “Through our shared mission of college and career readiness, we will create a brighter future for many students in the Dallas area.”
The schools that EIF currently works with are: W. H. Adamson High School, David W. Carter High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Justin F. Kimball High School, Moisés E. Molina High School, North Dallas High School, L. G. Pinkston High School, Irma Rangel Young Women Leadership School, Franklin D. Roosevelt High School, The School of Business Management, The School of Science and Engineering, The School of Education and Social Services, The School of Health Professions, The School of Government, Law and Law Enforcement, Seagoville High School, Skyline High School, A. Maceo Smith New Tech High School, W. T. White High School, W. W. Samuell High School and Wilmer-Hutchins High School.
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About Kaplan K12 Learning Services
Kaplan K12 Learning Services (www.kaplank12.com), a unit of Kaplan Test Prep (www.kaptest.com), partners with schools to measurably propel student achievement and accelerate college readiness. Kaplan K12 offers state test readiness programs to help students meet and exceed state standards, and college preparation solutions that support students as they prepare for college entrance exams and the admissions process. Its solutions also provide teachers with robust Kaplan K12 resources and professional development support to impact achievement in their classrooms. Kaplan Inc. (www.kaplan.com) is a subsidiary of the Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC).
About Education is Freedom
Education is Freedom (www.educationisfreedom.com) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive college planning services and producing life changing results for students and families. Founded in 2002 with the creation of a dynamic board of corporate leaders who envisioned a world where every young person could pursue a college education, EIF has helped over 100,000 students and their families complete the college process.
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