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Spectrum K12 School Solutions, Inc. Named Oracle Independent Software Vendor Partner

Spectrum K12 and Oracle Collaborate To Deploy World-Class Products and Solutions

Towson, MD., 11/03/2008 - Spectrum K12 School Solutions Inc, the leading provider of student achievement management software solutions for K12 school districts, today announced a partnership with Oracle, an industry leader in the education technology marketplace.

As an Oracle Independent Software Vendor partner, Spectrum K12 will work hand-in-hand with Oracle to satisfy customer needs with Spectrum K12's industry-leading EXCEED™ student achievement management solutions powered by Oracle technology. Oracle's reliability, security and innovations such as service orientation, virtualization, business intelligence and other embedded technologies enhance the Spectrum K12 product suite.

"We are pleased to welcome Spectrum K12 to the Oracle Partner Network," said Robert BuWalda, Senior Director of Industry ISVs. "Their deep education industry knowledge and experience further strengthens Oracle's position in this growing market segment.  Spectrum K12's product roadmap, along with their current RtI, IEP and Service Assurance offerings allows them to extend their personalized learning experience to not only special needs students, but to every student.  These functional capabilities are supported on the foundation of Oracle technology software providing security, extensibility, efficiency and performance for this critical instructional system."

"Spectrum K12 is committed to partnering with best-in-class companies such as Oracle to offer state-of-the-art solutions to districts," said Jim Marshall, President and CEO of Spectrum K12. "By partnering with Oracle we bring together Spectrum K12's strength in creating easy-to-use student achievement management software solutions with Oracle's expertise to offer a platform to personalize learning for all students."

Spectrum K12 and the Oracle Partner Network launched their first joint sales activity with Oracle University.  Oracle's Public Sector SMG team and Spectrum K12 presented "Response to Intervention:  Personalizing Achievement for all Children" webinar on October 30, 2008. 

About Spectrum K12 School Solutions
Spectrum K12 School Solutions Inc. is the leading provider of Response to Intervention (RTI) and special education IEP software serving 11% of the U.S. K-12 student population including 20 of the top 100 school districts in the United States. Our patented software is a dynamic student achievement management system that has enabled personalized learning for over 5 million children in 29 states in support of our mission to close the achievement gap and Move Every Child Forward™.

Working collaboratively with districts of all sizes, we deliver scalable, practical web-based solutions that lift the administrative burden from education professionals so they can focus on the most important part of their work, educating children and improving student achievement. For more information visit www.spectrumK12.com.

About Oracle
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's largest enterprise software company. For more information about Oracle, please visit our Web site at http://www.oracle.com.

Contact: Sue Hanson, Spectrum K12 School Solutions, 763-657-0987, shanson@spectrumK12.com