Pittsburgh, Pa. — September 14, 2007 — Apangea Learning, a leading provider of cost-effective differentiated math instruction, announced that SmartHelp meets the California Learning Resource Network (CLRN) Supplemental Electronic Learning Resources Review Criteria and Process. SmartHelp is now included on the CLRN database and Web site, which can be found at www.clrn.org.

Approved by the California State Board of Education, the CLRN Supplemental Electronic Learning Resources Review Criteria and Process provides California educators with a ?one-stop? resource for critical information needed for the selection of supplemental electronic learning resources aligned to the State Board of Education academic content standards.

?SmartHelp is a valuable supplemental mathematics resource to improve achievement for the students of California,? stated Kelley Day, publisher liaison for CLRN. ?The California Learning Resource Network is pleased to add SmartHelp to the CLRN database.?

The CLRN review process for supplemental electronic learning resources utilizes the State Board of Education approved review criteria which covers three major components: legal compliance review, California Content Standards Alignment verification and CLRN minimum requirements review.

?CLRN?s review criteria and process is extremely thorough and as a result, California educators have come to rely on its guidance, insight and expertise when choosing the best supplemental electronic learning resource for their classroom,? said Apangea Learning CEO Louis Piconi. ?We are excited to bring cost-effective supplemental math instruction to a vast number of California students, including ELL and those struggling with language comprehension in mathematics.?

About Apangea Learning
Apangea Learning is setting a new standard in the way students learn. The company?s groundbreaking SmartHelp tutoring solution enables students to dramatically improve achievement, at the most cost-effective price. SmartHelp provides differentiated instruction for every student via a unique integration of its intelligent tutoring system and live one-on-one human tutors. It utilizes innovative Web-based technology that engages students and teaches fundamental problem-solving skills. Apangea Learning?s solutions are based on one of the world?s largest bodies of cognitive research. Visit Apangea Learning on the Web at www.apangealearning.com.

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