Amplify ELA earns prestigious Tier 1 rating in Louisiana

The award is the state’s highest rating for curriculum materials

Brooklyn, NY (November 3, 2021) Amplify, a publisher of next-generation curriculum and assessment programs, announced today that Louisiana rated Amplify ELA for grades 6–8 as Tier 1, the top rating in the state. According to the Louisiana Department of Education website, Tier 1 materials meet all non-negotiable criteria and score the best possible on all indicators of superior quality. 

Built specifically for middle school, Amplify ELA is a blended English language arts curriculum that brings complex text to life for early adolescents. For teachers, the program helps to establish classroom environments where students thrive, while developing the essential skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening. With Amplify ELA, students learn to tackle complex texts, grapple with interesting ideas, and find relevance for themselves. 

“After a difficult year for schools across the country, Amplify is honored to be recognized by the state of Louisiana for continuing to provide the highest-quality ELA instruction to middle school students and teachers,” said Alexandra Clarke, chief product officer at Amplify. “Amplify has been committed to working with Louisiana educators to implement a strong literacy curriculum with Amplify Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) since 2014. We are excited to deepen these partnerships and continue supporting teachers in building strong, confident readers across the state.”

Amplify ELA is being used by middle school students and educators nationwide, with particularly strong pockets in California and Tennessee and lighthouse adoptions in Atlanta, Tulsa, and San Diego. 

About Amplify

A pioneer in K–12 education since 2000, Amplify is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment. Our captivating core and supplemental programs in ELA, math, and science engage all students in rigorous learning and inspire them to think deeply, creatively, and for themselves. Our formative assessment products turn data into practical instructional support to help students at every skill level build a strong foundation in early reading and math. Our programs provide teachers with powerful tools that help them understand and respond to the needs of all their students. Today, Amplify serves ten million students in all 50 states. 

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