APPLETON, WI — December 1, 2013 — School Software Group announced today the third consecutive recognition of its flagship product, BuildYourOwnCurriculum, by District Administration magazine’s “Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products for 2013.” The winners, selected by the magazine’s editors from a record number of nominations—exceeding 1,800—are products that received the highest number of nominations and best descriptions from K-12 leaders.

Only a select number of companies have received this award three times in a row for making a positive difference in education by K-12 leaders. “We’re extremely honored to continue to be nominated by our customers year after year,” said Chris Trina, founder of School Software Group. “Receiving this award for the third time confirms our corporate mission to provide BuildYourOwnCurriculum as a customizable educational technology tool districts can leverage to create a well-articulated and viable curriculum.”

BuildYourOwnCurriculum ensures standards-aligned, rigorous, and effective classroom instruction for districts as both a curriculum development tool and by creating a “living” digital curriculum repository. BYOC is customized to fit the needs of each district, and aligned to state and key national standards. The Parent Portal supports family and community engagement. Currently in over 500 districts across 26 states, BYOC is used by over 55,000 teachers. All BYOC districts are part of the BYOC Network, allowing them to share, view, and copy curriculum of other districts.

In recognizing the most innovative products, the annual District Administration Readers’ Choice Top 100 Products award informs superintendents and other senior school district leaders about products their colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel.

About School Software Group
Founded in 2006, School Software Group is an online solution provider of district curriculum and assessment management systems. BuildYourOwnCurriculum, the flagship product of School Software Group, was originally a project outsourced by a school district to a consulting company—truly a product created by teachers for teachers. The company’s customized products and outstanding customer service provide teachers and administrators with the resources necessary to systematically document a district’s curriculum. For company and product information, visit School Software Group at or call 800-596-0735.

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