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Idaho State Board of Education Approves WriteSteps on Recommended Writing Programs List
“We are thrilled that WriteSteps has been approved by the state of Idaho,” said Suzanne Klein, Founder and CEO of WriteSteps. “We look forward to connecting with Idaho educators and school districts to prepare students for a lifetime of confident writing.”
The WriteSteps curriculum is posted in the Idaho Recommended Writing Component Programs/Resources list (http://www.sde.idaho.gov/
WriteSteps covers narrative, informative/
The purpose of state recommendation of instructional material is to provide Idaho 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 Idaho schools.
WriteSteps can also be found on instructional material state lists in Utah and Georgia.
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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