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1 College Readiness Solutions for Region 12 Districts, Central Texas

2 Creating a Culture of College and Career Readiness Helping Students Build Readiness Effective college and career planning should begin in the 9th grade, and could start even earlier. While it is important to focus on parent engagement, meeting standards, and building resiliency in earlier grades, high school requires that students take a number of steps toward post-graduation success: Prepare for College Entrance Exams Success on the PSAT, SAT, and ACT is a major factor in college admissions, and critical thinking strategies gained through exam preparation can help students throughout their lives Take Rigorous College-Level Courses AP courses challenge students and enhance learning, while AP exams and dual enrollment at community colleges help students earn college credit before arriving on campus. Plan for Applications and Financial Aid With tuition costs outpacing inflation, students and families should have a strong understanding of which schools provide the most opportunity, and availability of scholarships and loans Connect to Community and Careers Students should engage with their community early to identify potentital career interests and learn about how they can best contribute to our society and economy Texas House Bill 5 With the introduction of Texas House Bill 5, college and career readiness is now front and center for students in Texas. Preparation for standardized tests and participation in rigorous, college-level courses should be a crucial part of every student s personal graduation plan. Education Service Center Region 12 Kaplan Partnership In partnership with Kaplan, a leader in education for over 75 years, Region 12 s Schools and Districts in Central Texas will be able to leverage discounted tools and resources needed to ensure that districts and schools can support a strong culture of college and career readiness while meeting the requirements of the Foundations High School Plan outlined in House Bill 5.

3 Programs Delivered by Kaplan ACT, PSAT, and SAT Classroom * Ensures readiness for the ACT, PSAT, or SAT with 10 sessions taught On Site or Live Online in our interactive Classroom Anywhere platform by certified Kaplan teachers Expert classroom instructors who teach classes in your school (Classroom) or online (Classroom Anywhere ) Print materials for classroom sessions A customized online learning plan for each student Differentiated, blended learning activities based on data Full-length practice tests Individual Smart Reports for students and families Educator reports with aggregate and indivudual progress, performance, and usage results Programs Delivered by Your Teachers Kaplan Advantage : ACT or SAT Reviews key content and strategies with a systematic approach to test readiness needed to succeed on the ACT or SAT Student and Set ` ` Full-length practice test with multiple-choice scoring by Kaplan ACT 1-99 $51.00 each $49.00 each 300+ $45.00 each SAT 1-99 $35.00 each $32.00 each 300+ $29.00 each Free with 25 Student Edition Sets or $69.00 each (ACT) or $46.00 each (SAT) Kaplan Foundations for the ACT or SAT Prior to learning test-taking strategies, covers foundational content instruction and review in critical reading, writing, and mathematics for SAT and English, reading, science, and mathematics for ACT Student and Set 1-99 $35.00 each $32.00 each 300+ $29.00 each Free with 25 Student Edition Sets or $46.00 each

4 8.375 x / 4-C Process + PMS 2745C US: $17.99 CAN: $19.99 S x / 4-C Process + PMS 2745C KAPLAN8 XX00000A US: $17.99 CAN: $19.99 S SPINE =.25 AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product KAPLAN8 XX00000A SPINE =.25 AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which neither sponsors nor endorses this product. Programs Delivered by Your Teachers (continued) Test-Taking Strategies for the PSAT Teaches critical test-taking strategies and reviews content needed for success on the PSAT in critical reading, writing, and mathematics Student and Set 1-99 $28.00 each $25.00 each 300+ $21.00 each Free with 25 Student Edition Sets or $46.00 each AP Writing Edge Kaplan AP Writing Edge, great for summer bridge programs, pre-ap programs, and as a supplement to AP classes, allows students from multiple AP subject areas to improve college-level writing skills together Student and Composition Book 1-99 $18.00 each $17.00 each 300+ $16.00 each AP WRITING EDGE EAN AP WRITING EDGE EAN AP WRITING EDGE AP WRITING EDGE Free with 25 Student Edition Sets or $25.00 each Aspire Kaplan Aspire, designed for first-generation college applicants, guides your students through the college admission process by helping them explore the value of college, navigate the application and financial aid process, and pursue post-secondary and career goals. ` ` Student Kit that includes a Student Edition and Your College Admissions Game Plan 1-99 $18.00 each $17.00 each 300+ $16.00 each Free with 25 Student Edition Sets or $23.00 each

5 Programs Delivered by Your Teachers (continued) Professional Development Workshops Kaplan Professional Development Workshops build local capacity to implement Kaplan programs and are delivered via either three- or five-hour sessions on site, or online Success Highways by ScholarCentric Develops the social emotional/resiliency skills that are scientifically linked to improving student engagement, achievement, and graduation rates with assessment, up to 27 lessons, and professional development Programs Delivered Online ACT, PSAT, and SAT On Demand On Demand courses for the ACT, PSAT, and SAT deliver Web-based, adaptive instruction based on individual learning needs to help students successfully prepare for college entrance exams ` ` Student licenses and passwords ` ` Differentiated Web-based instruction ` ` Custom, individualized learning plans Two full-length practice tests ` ` Individual Smart Reports for students and families ` ` Educator reports with aggregate and individual progress, performance, and usage results Student License Per Course (Retail cost is $299) $29.00 each $26.00 each 300+ $25.00 each To learn more about how Kaplan K12 can support your school or district, contact: Lee Hurst, Regional Director (316) ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. AP, Advanced Placement Program or Pre-AP is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. PSAT/NMSQT is a registered trademark of the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation, which were not involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product. SAT is a registered trademark of the College Board, which was not involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product. ScholarCentric and Success Highways are service marks of ScholarCentric and owned by ScholarCentric. Ground shipping charges are 10%; if second day or overnight shipping is required, 14% (second day) or 18% (overnight) may be charged on materials. Kaplan reserves the right to change prices anytime. *Live delivery may not be available in all locations.

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