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School Districts Nationwide Enlist DreamBox Learning to Bolster Students’ Math Proficiency

New York City Public Schools Join Districts in All 50 States to Implement the DreamBox

Learning Intelligent Adaptive Learning Platform; DreamBox Learning K-3 Math Also Just
Honored with Prestigious BESSIE Award

BELLEVUE, Wash., April 13, 2011 – DreamBox Learning, the leading
adaptive learning company, today announced that five prominent U.S. school districts have
joined the movement to transform the way kids learn by purchasing DreamBox Learning K-3
Math, which delivers unparalleled formative math instruction to students at all learning
levels. The latest deployment includes five New York City Public Schools rolling out the
award-winning math program for both classroom and home use for every student in kindergarten
through third grade as a supplemental tool to reinforce core math curriculum.

Additionally, DreamBox Learning K-3 Math was just honored with the Best Educational
Software (BESSIE) Award for Math Website in the Early Elementary category. The BESSIE
Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide teachers and
parents with the technology to foster educational excellence.

“School districts throughout the country are recognizing that DreamBox
Learning’s student-powered adaptive learning platform represents the next generation
of technology that will be a game-changer in how we educate our kids,” said Jessie
Woolley-Wilson, Chief Executive Officer for DreamBox Learning. “Widespread school
support combined with DreamBox Learning K-3 Math winning the prestigious BESSIE Award for a
second consecutive year speaks volumes to the positive impact that we’re making on
today’s and future generations of learners.”

In addition to New York City Public Schools, four other forward-thinking school districts
have recently implemented DreamBox Learning K-3 Math to fulfill various math-related
educational needs. With a strong focus on bringing learning technology into the classroom,
Highline School District in Burien, Washington purchased DreamBox Learning K-3 Math for 10
elementary schools, primarily for classroom-based core math curriculum reinforcement.

“Highline Public Schools is very interested in utilizing adaptive, digital
technologies to meet students’ individual needs, while at the same time making sure
that every student is receiving quality core instruction,” said Rachel P. Klein,
Director of Student Advancement, Highline School District. “In our search of available
products, we found DreamBox Learning to be the most engaging product for the price. We are
very eager to see what effect DreamBox Learning has on kids’ scores and their early
love of math.”

Two other districts deploying DreamBox Learning
K-3 Math are Kirkwood School District in Missouri, where every first grade student has
been given access to the program as part of the district’s core math program. It also
extended the use of DreamBox Learning K-3 Math for all math intervention students through
third grade. In Connecticut, South Windsor Public School District is
piloting DreamBox Learning K-3 Math district-wide after seeing success at its Philip R.
Smith Elementary School, where all students in kindergarten through third grade have used
the program to reinforce core math curriculum and where it’s been used for math
intervention in grades 4-5.

In Pennsylvania the Neshaminy School District is extending its use of DreamBox
Learning K-3 Math to all first and second grade students after seeing strong results in two
months with intervention students. “DreamBox Learning has arrived at the perfect time
in the Neshaminy School District as we are beginning to transition to the Common Core
Standards,” said Shelly Rosen, Elementary Math Specialist for the district.
“DreamBox Learning lessons are a great resource for teaching number sense.
In addition, the Teacher Dashboard provides progress reports on specific standards,
allowing teachers an easy way to access evidence for our new Standards Based Report Cards.
‘Teacher Tools’, our educators’ favorite application to use on our
new Interactive Smartboards, are used in the classroom for group instruction.”

DreamBox Learning K-3 Math, the company’s flagship product, is an award-winning
adaptive learning program that builds conceptual understanding and fluency with key
mathematical concepts through effective, individualized instruction in an engaging

DreamBox Learning K-3 Math will be showcased at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting and Exposition in
Indianapolis April 13 -16, 2011 at Booth #1428. For information on pricing and
availability, as well as a free trial of DreamBox Learning K-3 Math, go to

About DreamBox Learning

DreamBox Learning was founded in 2006 in Bellevue, Washington and acquired in April 2010 by
the Charter Fund in partnership with Reed Hastings, a widely recognized educational
philanthropist and CEO of Netflix, Inc. The adaptive learning company launched a Web-based
platform and its first adventure-themed online learning product called DreamBox Learning K-2
Math in January 2009, and the program has won more than 20 top education and technology
industry awards. DreamBox Learning K-2 Math was followed by the DreamBox Math Classroom in
April 2009 and DreamBox Learning K-3 Math in April 2010. The products target young students
in kindergarten through third grade and deliver more than 500 core lessons with unlimited
variations based on the Common Core State Standards. DreamBox Learning software is designed
to teach and reinforce key mathematical concepts through effective, individualized
instruction in an engaging and fun manner. The products’ patented “engine”
constantly assesses each student’s mathematical understanding, provides the most
suitable hints and encouragement at the right pace for that child, and decides which next
personally appropriate activities to offer for subsequent choices. More information is available at

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