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|Tennessee School District Opens World Language Doors to Student Body and Diverse International Community|
To improve and broaden language learning resources for its students and community, CMCSS today announced it has partnered with
“Because so many different languages are spoken in our school district, it is critical that the language needs of our highly diverse community are effectively addressed through a proven standardized program,” said Dr.
The digital program assesses the language proficiency of newly arrived students and provides a learning resource for previously internationally-based students to continue their studies when no certified teachers are available in a student’s target language. Middle and high school students and adult learners also have access to the program outside of the classroom to study at their own pace. Rosetta Stone is being made available to middle school students looking to get early exposure to a new language, and eighth-graders can access the program for high school credit. The district also leverages Rosetta Stone as part of their credit recovery program for Spanish, French and English. This enables at risk students to work through the Rosetta Stone program to augment or supplement the classroom instruction, giving the student an opportunity for recovery of credits in their target language.
As a close neighbor to the second-largest military base in the U.S.,
“CMCSS is diligently working to prepare a uniquely diverse community and student body to contribute to an increasingly connected world,” said
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With a graduation rate of 96.5% in 2015, the school system exceeds both state and national averages and receives strong community support for education, with an emphasis on 100% graduation for every student. In
About Rosetta Stone
Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning and is widely recognized today as the industry leader in providing effective language programs. The company’s cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, in a corporate setting, or in a personal learning environment. Rosetta Stone is also a leader in the literacy education space, helping millions of students build fundamental reading skills through its Lexia Learning division. Additionally, the company's Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs developed by neuroscientists and award-winning game designers to be fun and help keep your brain sharp.
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