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Utah State Board of Education Approves WriteSteps for State Adoption List
“We are pleased that WriteSteps has been approved by the state of Utah,” said Suzanne Klein, Founder and CEO of WriteSteps. “WriteSteps empowers teachers to prepare students for Common Core testing and a lifetime of confident writing. We look forward to connecting with Utah educators and school districts.”
The WriteSteps curriculum was reviewed by members of the Instructional Materials Commission. The commission is comprised of a variety of state educators and non-educators from across Utah. It was deemed that WriteSteps met the Common Core standards in writing and grammar.
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The purpose of state recommendation of instructional material is to provide Utah schools with the best core-related materials. The adoption process also provides for consistent contract pricing of the recommended materials at the lowest price for Utah’s schools.
In 2007, WriteSteps Founder and CEO Suzanne Klein committed herself to creating teacher-friendly writing lessons after her school decided to prioritize writing due to low student outcomes. The writing program she developed - WriteSteps - was so successful in raising test scores and student confidence that the company expanded its scope to refocus instruction on the Common Core State Standards for writing and grammar. Its Common Core release won a "Best of Entrepreneurs"
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