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SEATTLE, June 25, 2014--(PR Newswire)--

University of California Certifies Apex Learning Courses for Freshman Admission

Thirty-two Apex Learning courses certified as fulfilling the "a-g" subject requirements

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SEATTLE, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has certified thirty-two Apex Learning high school courses for freshman admission to the university system stating they fulfill the "a-g" subject requirements. Included are four science courses with wet labs for which Apex Learning is the only provider to have received UCOP certification:  Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Advanced Placement* Biology.

Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, offers courses in all "a-g" instructional areas defined by the UCOP: history/social science, English, math, languages other than English and college-preparatory electives.

Fulfilling "a-g" requirements ensures "the student has attained a body of general knowledge that will provide breadth and perspective to new, more advanced study," according to the University of California Curriculum Integrity Institute.

"Our rigorous, standards-based courses prepare students with the foundation they need to succeed in college," said Cheryl Vedoe, CEO of Apex Learning. "UCOP certification is an important validation of the quality of our curriculum."

Apex Learning provides digital curriculum to schools and districts throughout California as well as across the country. The UCOP certified Apex Learning courses include:

AP English Lit and Comp
AP English Language and Comp
English 9
English 10
English 11
English 12
Creative Writing
AP Calculus
AP Statistics
Algebra I
Algebra II
Math I 
Math II
Math III
AP Biology with labs
Biology with labs
Physics with labs
Chemistry with labs
Social Studies:
AP US Government and Politics
AP Macroeconomics
AP Microeconomics
AP Psychology 
US Government and Politics
US and Global Economics
US History Since the Civil War
World History Since the Renaissance
World Languages:
French I
French II
Spanish I
Spanish II
Spanish III

About Apex Learning
Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses. Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student — from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning — the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers and provide every student with the opportunity to excel beyond his or her expectations. 

Today Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery. The company's latest digital learning solution — Tutorials — is a key component of effective blended learning, providing classroom teachers with the critical resources they need to meet the needs of all students including preparation for high stakes assessments, targeted intervention and just-in-time remediation and enhanced instruction for all students.

Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. For more information, visit or call 1.800.453.1454.

SOURCE Apex Learning

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