Colorado Schools Enhance Literacy Instruction with Learning A-Z® Solutions

Colorado Schools Enhance Literacy Instruction with Learning A-Z® Solutions

TUCSON, Ariz. — April 25, 2024Learning A-Z, a Cambium Learning Group brand, announces that its renowned literacy solutions, Foundations A-Z® and Raz-Plus®, have earned recognition from the Colorado Department of Education as approved supplemental programming for developing reading competency. Both solutions have been officially recommended to support Colorado schools in meeting the diverse literacy needs of their students.

Understanding the importance of tailored instruction, Foundations A-Z has been recognized for offering comprehensive support for K-3 learners in essential areas such as Phonological & Phenomic Awareness, Phonics & Word Study, and Text Reading Fluency. By integrating the latest research-backed strategies, Foundations A-Z empowers educators with explicit lesson plans, embedded bite-size professional learning and digitally assignable resources, ensuring all students receive targeted instruction aligned with the Science of Reading.

In addition, Raz-Plus earned recognition for developing Text Reading Fluency among students in grades 1-3. Reading fluency measures are strongly correlated to reading comprehension—the ultimate goal of effective instruction in literacy. Raz-Plus equips teachers with a vast library of texts and the accompanying resources necessary to develop and assess students’ fluency skills and foster a passion for reading in the classroom.

Supplemental solutions like Foundations A-Z and Raz-Plus are a crucial component of classroom curricula, addressing gaps in instruction and providing additional support for students where needed. Through targeted interventions and engaging resources, educators can strengthen foundational literacy skills, setting students on a path to reading success.

At Learning A-Z, we're empowering educators with effective, research-driven literacy solutions that help move the needle for student reading proficiency," said Aaron Ingold, interim president of Learning A-Z. "The approval of Foundations A-Z and Raz-Plus by the Colorado Department of Education underscores our commitment to support educators with high-quality instructional foundational skills and reading programs in their mission to develop proficient readers.

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About Learning A-Z

Learning A-Z delivers pre-K–6 solutions that inspire curiosity, ensure comprehension and instill the joy of learning in elementary students. Its award-winning digital products, which include Reading A-Z® and Raz-Plus®, are used by more than 12.8 million students and over 700K teachers in more than 150 countries. Learning A-Z is a Cambium Learning Group company. For information, please visit or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

About Cambium Learning Group

Cambium Learning Group is the education essentials company, providing award-winning education technology and services for K-12 educators and students. With an intentional collection of respected global brands, Cambium serves as a leader, helping millions of educators and students feel more seen, valued, and supported every day. In everything it does, the company focuses on the elements that are most essential to the success of education, delivering simpler, more certain solutions that make a meaningful difference right now.

To learn more, visit or follow Cambium on Facebook, LinkedIn, and X. The Cambium family of brands includes: Cambium Assessment, Lexia, Learning A-Z, ExploreLearning, and Time4Learning.

Media Contacts:

Kate Weber
Marketing, Learning A-Z

Jaclyn Pullen
BLASTmedia for Learning A-Z


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