|MNVA Student Named Winner of Nation-wide Academic Sprint Spring Contest|MNVA Student Named Winner of Nation-wide Academic Sprint Spring Contest [Press Release Herndon, MN – April 2, 2015 source: Edmentum]Rebecca R., 10th Grader at Minnesota Virtual Academy (MNVA) is a winner of the 2015 Spring Academic Sprints Contest organized by Edmentum, a leading provider of online learning solutions. Rebecca earned the most Blue Ribbons in the high school category with a total of 213 Blue Ribbons. Students receive Blue Ribbons every time they master a new concept in Study Island, a data-driven standards mastery program for grades K-12.
Edmentum’s Academic Sprints contest is held every spring and rewards schools and students that achieve the most Blue Ribbons nationally. The competition helps inspire students to learn and master new concepts in math, English language arts, science and social studies. Students win Blue Ribbons when they receive a 70 percent or higher on a particular topic in Study Island by answering a minimum of 10 questions to demonstrate they have mastered the topic.
A total number of 134,995 students competed in the Edmentum Academic Sprints during two different weeks in March. There was a total of 384,980 Study Island Blue Ribbons earned by 723 schools. The student winners are awarded a $100 Amazon.com gift card. A full list of all Academic Sprints Winners can be found on the Edmentum website.
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Minnesota Virtual Academy is one of the first statewide online programs in Minnesota, with more than 100,000 courses delivered since its inception, and a Minnesota Department of Education approved provider of online education. Leading educational innovation in Minnesota, Houston Public Schools and K¹² have been making online learning possible since 2002.
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