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Cambium Learning Technologies Business Units Garner Eight Nominations for Association of Educational Publisher Awards

DALLAS, May 13, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), announced today that ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z, two business units within its Cambium Learning Technologies segment received a total of eight nominations for the highly regarded Association of Educational Publisher (AEP) Industry Awards. AEP is a non-profit organization that serves the needs of the entire K-12 educational resource community, encouraging and advocating for professional, quality content for education.

"AEP's mission to inspire effective and innovative learning solutions for the 21st century maps well with Cambium Learning Technologies' goal to help all students reach their potential," said John Campbell, President of Cambium Learning Technologies. "It is therefore an extreme honor for Cambium Learning Technologies to garner a total of eight AEP award nominations for ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z."

ExploreLearning received nominations for the following awards:

    --    Golden Lamp Award: Curriculum
           ExploreLearning Gizmos

    --    Distinguished Achievement Award: Mathematics
           Grades 9-12 ExploreLearning Gizmos

    --    Distinguished Achievement Award: Mathematics
           ExploreLearning Gizmos

    --    Distinguished Achievement Award: Science
           ExploreLearning Gizmos

    --    Distinguished Achievement Award: Websites Grades K-5
           ExploreLearning Gizmos

    --    Distinguished Achievement Award: Websites Grades 6-8
           ExploreLearning Gizmos

Learning A-Z received nominations for the following awards:

    --    Beacon Award: Email Marketing Campaign
           2009 Teacher Appreciation Week

    --    Distinguished Achievement Award: K-5 Curriculum/Reading and
     Language Arts

Both ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z are past winners and finalists. ExploreLearning won Distinguished Achievement Awards in 2005, 2007 and 2008, and was a finalist for the Golden Lamp Award in 2006, 2008 and 2009. Learning A-Z was also a finalist for last year's Distinguished Achievement Award.

Winners will be announced at the Content in Context Conference on Tuesday, June 8, 2010 in Washington, D.C. For more information and to view the lists of finalists, visit:

About ExploreLearning is home to the world's largest library of interactive, online simulations for math and science in grades 3-12. With more than 450 Gizmos online, ExploreLearning's growing base of inquiry-based learning materials provides a powerful enhancement to the way teachers teach and students learn. Gizmos bring research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms in all 50 U.S. states, and in 31 countries around the world. ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, VA-based business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [Nasdaq:ABCD.] For more information, please visit

About Learning A-Z

Learning A-Z, Inc (, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [NASDAQ: ABCD], is a PreK-6 educational resource company specializing in the online delivery of leveled readers and affordable supplementary curriculum. Founded in 2002 to help teachers differentiate their instruction and meet the unique needs of all students, Learning A-Z's resources are currently used in nearly half of the districts in the U.S. and Canada and 155+ countries worldwide. Serving a wide range of student need, including general classroom, ELL/ESL, Response to Intervention (RtI), and Special Education, Learning A-Z offers six integrated websites for individual classrooms, schools, and districts, including,,,,, and

About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ABCD) is based in Dallas, Texas, and operates three business units: Voyager, a comprehensive intervention business; Sopris, a supplemental solutions business; and Cambium Learning Technologies, which includes ExploreLearning, IntelliTools, Kurzweil and Learning A-Z. Through its core divisions, Cambium Learning Group, Inc. provides research-based education solutions for students in Pre-K through 12th grade, including intervention curricula, educational technologies and services primarily focused on serving the needs of the nation's most challenged learners and those realizing their full potential. The company's website is

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