SOURCE: Evans Newton Incorporated

Evans Newton Incorporated

September 26, 2011 20:13 ET

Michigan Department of Education Approves ENI as a Preferred Partner Under the School Improvement Grant Program

ENI's Proven Transformation and Turnaround Process Is Now Available to All Designated Michigan Public Schools

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwire - Sep 26, 2011) - Evans Newton Incorporated (ENI) has been selected as an authorized educational service provider by the Michigan Department of Education under the School Improvement Grant (SIG) program. ENI is eligible to serve designated transformation and turnaround schools in Michigan for the 2011-2012 school year, in addition to the six states ENI currently serves under the program.

Superintendent of Lansing Public Schools Dr. T.C. Wallace, Jr. stated, "ENI's offerings are in sync with the requirements of the Michigan Department of Education. We have seen a transformation in our schools with respect to increased teacher effectiveness and student performance in our district."

ENI President Tami Zale said, "We are so pleased to be selected by the Michigan State Board of Education Office of Improvement and Innovation to help increase student achievement across Michigan. This is not our job, it's our passion. Lansing School District has transformed their schools, and we are confident we can see similar results in schools and districts across the state, just as we've seen in the other states we serve."

ENI will offer Michigan districts a proven, comprehensive approach to standards-based curriculum reform and improvement, which leads to:

  • data-driven decisions
  • increased teacher capacity
  • a smooth transition to rigorous standards
  • developed instructional leaders
  • student achievement and confidence

ENI is also an authorized educational service provider in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Ohio, and Washington under the SIG program and an approved Race to the Top partner in Tennessee.

About Evans Newton Incorporated
Since 1973, the professionals at Evans Newton Incorporated (ENI) have been working with schools to improve student achievement using innovative, customized programs tailored to state objectives and standardized tests. Our TargetTeach® process has been used by schools and districts across the country to create dramatic improvement in student performance while empowering teachers and school leaders by establishing a research-based foundation for sustainable change. The company is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. Learn more at: evansnewton.com/turnaround.

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