BrightFish Learning and Continental Press Partner for K-12

Introduce new reading practice software for struggling learners

May 24, Chicago and Elizabethtown, PA – BrightFish Learning, creators of student-centered tools to improve learning, and Continental Press, a leading publisher of K-12 instructional and assessment products, today announced a partnership to bring grade-level reading to struggling students in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The collaboration is part of a broader initiative to deliver online programs that motivate students to achieve in reading and mathematics.

“We’re thrilled to work with Continental Press as our exclusive representatives of BrightFish Reading in the Northeast,” says Marc Feagan, CEO of BrightFish Learning. “Their decades of success in bringing the highest caliber of instructional programs to K-12 schools is a testament to their commitment to quality in helping students overcome academic challenges.”

BrightFish Reading is a new online program for grades 2-10 that gives struggling readers structured practice with grade-level text and activities aligned to Common Core and state standards—accessible at any time, on any device. Students construct the text from the word level up to the full passage, improving their fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills as they collect points and rewards.

“We’re very excited to offer BrightFish Reading today as an effective tool to engage struggling readers and English Language Learners,” says Eric Beck, president of Continental Press. “The powerful capabilities of the BrightFish Learning platform will continue to open up new ways to deliver structured reading practice and summative assessments to support instruction in our K-12 schools.” 

BrightFish Reading is available now as a per-user subscription or school-wide site license. The program is approved by the New York City Department of Education and can be ordered through the FAMIS system.

About BrightFish Learning
Based in Chicago and Ottawa, BrightFish Learning is an international company focused on creating innovative tools that help educators and students achieve goals.  Our flagship product, BrightFish Reading, enables struggling readers to practice grade-level reading on any device while developing critical fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills that are needed to advance in their learning. We believe that all students can learn if given the opportunity, and at BrightFish, our solutions are all about providing those opportunities in the classroom and beyond.

About Continental Press
Educational publishers since 1937, Continental Press provides quality, affordable K-12 materials that support curriculum and state-testing goals. Our instruction and assessment products can easily be integrated into your daily curriculum or used in a variety of programs including Response to Intervention (RtI), Common Core State Standards assessment preparation, differentiated instruction, English as a Second Language (ESL), before- and after-school classes, summer school programs, and general classroom use.