SOURCE: Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc.

Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc.

January 11, 2011 10:57 ET

Measuring Up® Program Named "Product of the Year" by District Administration Magazine

Peoples Education Recognized as a Top Common Core State Standards Resource

SADDLE BROOK, NJ--(Marketwire - January 11, 2011) - Peoples Education (NASDAQ: PEDH), leading provider of print and online supplemental educational materials for the K-12 school market, was honored by District Administration -- the most-read magazine of America's school district leaders -- with a Top 100 Products of 2010 award for their Measuring Up® program.

The Measuring Up® program can be incorporated into any year-round curriculum or in areas where students need extra instructional support, and Measuring Up® lessons can be selected as intervention for the entire class, small groups, or individuals.

The Measuring Up® program includes instructional worktexts 100% customized to the state standards, test preparation worktexts to review tested state standards, and print Diagnostic Practice Tests that provide realistic state test practice. Common Core State Standards correlations to all Measuring Up® worktexts for grades 1-12 are now online.

"To have our Measuring Up® program recognized as a leading Common Core State Standards correlations solution by top school administrators is a tremendous honor," stated Brian T. Beckwith, Peoples Education CEO and President. "District Administration is the voice of many of the nation's leading educators, and this award is a noteworthy validation that Peoples Education is providing the kind of resources that meet educators' needs to ensure all students achieve success."

The Measuring Up® program is a preferred solution as selected by the District Administration Advisory Panel and District Administration readers, who include many of the top school administrators in the country. District Administration noted that professional resources are crucial to the successful implementation of education technology, and that solutions like the Measuring Up® program have helped many districts gauge the effectiveness of classroom instruction.

About District Administration

District Administration is the leading provider of smart management solutions for K-12 administrators at school districts throughout the United States and is the most closely followed and most widely preferred information source in the industry, bringing top-quality journalism to the unique issues, challenges, and opportunities faced by K-12 district executives.

About Peoples Education

Peoples Educational Holdings, Inc. is a publisher and marketer of print and digital educational materials for the K-12 school market. The company focuses its efforts in three market areas:

Test Preparation, Assessment, and Instruction

Test Preparation and Assessment: The company creates and sells state-customized print and digital test preparation and assessment materials that help teachers prepare students for success in school and for required state proficiency tests for grades 1-12.  

Instruction: The company produces and sells proprietary state-customized print worktexts and print and Web-based delivered assessments for grades 1-8. These products provide students with in-depth instruction and practice in reading, language arts, and mathematics. In addition, the company's backlist remedial and multicultural products are included in this group.


The Company distributes K-8 supplemental literacy materials for three publishers on an exclusive basis in the United States, under the Brightpoint Literacy imprint. These materials include an extensive selection of leveled reading materials; high-interest engaging resources for striving readers; series that integrate reading, science, and social studies; and selections and strategies for English language learners.

College Preparation

The company distributes and publishes instructional materials that meet the required academic standards for high school honors, college preparation, and Advanced Placement courses. The company is the exclusive high school distributor for two major college publishers and also creates its own proprietary college preparation supplements and ancillary materials.

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