Scholastic Corp. business unit Scholastic Education on Monday announced the release of
v1.6 for Mac OS X. It’s a research-based “intervention program” for readers struggling to work at grade level in grades 4 and higher. The software has been previously available for Windows XP and 2000. READ 180 combines adaptive and instructional software, high-interest literature and direct instruction in reading skills. Also new are Mac OS X-native versions of Scholastic Reading Inventory — an assessment test for students in grades 1-12, and Scholastic Reading Counts!, a reading practice program.