Nine Voyager Learning Company Products Are Prestigious CODiE Award Finalists

DALLAS, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyager Learning Company (OTC: VLCY), announced today that nine products from its three business units, Voyager Expanded Learning(R), ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z, are finalists for CODiE Awards in seven different education categories. The CODiE awards are given annually by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA).

"It is an honor for Voyager Learning Company to be recognized as having nine different finalists for the 2009 CODiE Awards, emblematic of the very best software solutions available," says Ron Klausner, president of Voyager Learning Company. "Voyager's three business units of Voyager Expanded Learning, Learning A-Z, and ExploreLearning each attack challenges in education with software solutions that are engaging and extremely effective. The use and engagement we have seen by students has already made these products winners."

    The following Voyager Learning Company products are finalists:

    Best K-12 Instructional Solution
    -- ExploreLearning Gizmos(TM)

    Best Reading/English Instructional Solution
    -- Writinga-z.com
    -- Ticket to Read(TM)

    Best Mathematics Instructional Solution
    -- ExploreLearning Gizmos

    Best Science Instructional Solution
    -- ExploreLearning Gizmos

    Best Educational Use of a Technology Device
    -- Raz-kids.com

    Best Education Game or Simulation
    -- Ticket to Read
    -- VmathLive(R)

    Best Professional Development Solution
    -- VoyagerU(R) Targeted Courses

Established in 1986, The CODiE Awards are given each year by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), utilizing both journalist and peer-company reviews to identify the leaders and innovators in categories across the software, digital content and education technology industries.

Recipients of the 2009 CODiE Awards will be announced at a gala event on Tuesday, May 5, 2009, at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA. To view a complete list of CODiE Award finalists visit: http://www.siia.net/codies/2009/finalist_list.asp.

About Voyager Learning Company

Voyager Learning Company (OTC: VLCY.PK) is based in Dallas, Texas, and is a publisher of education materials and provider of education solutions serving the K-12 market. Through its product lines, which include Voyager Expanded Learning, ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z, the Company is a leading provider of K-12 curriculum products, in-school core reading programs, reading and math intervention programs, and professional development programs for school districts throughout the United States.

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit www.siia.net

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