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Expanded Access to Online School Information
Better Equips Parents to Focus on Education Forms Key Partnerships

San Francisco (April 4, 2007) - GreatSchools, the nation's premier provider of K-12
school information to parents, today announced that information, including school 
locations, enrollment information, parent ratings and reviews and GreatSchools 
Ratings is now being featured on Web sites, including Yahoo! Real Estate 
(, MSN Encarta, Disney and Fidelity National's
"Inspiring parental involvement in local education is the mission of, and through these websites we are expanding the reach of our 
comprehensive school data in order to help parents make informed choices about 
their children's education and future," said Bill Jackson, CEO of GreatSchools.

"Our research shows that schools are an important consideration for new home buyers, 
and proximity to good schools tops most parents' checklist for evaluating 
properties," said Michael Yang, general manager, Yahoo! Real Estate. "We are 
committed to providing our users with a comprehensive real estate search experience. 
With integrated data from, parents can view detailed information on 
schools alongside the homes they are thinking of purchasing." features an up-to-date and rich database of school information 
covering all K-12 public, private and charter schools nationwide, including: school 
locations, enrollment information, state test scores, GreatSchools Ratings, teacher 
experience and class size. The Web site also offers the largest single source of 
reviews and ratings of schools written by parents for parents. GreatSchools further 
helps parents support their children's education by offering newsletters tailored to 
their children's grade as well as school-specific email updates that look at a broad 
range of school information throughout the year.

About GreatSchools (
GreatSchools Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization working to improve K-12 
education by inspiring parents to get involved. Its online media property,, is the nation's premier provider of K-12 school information, 
reaching 33 million users last year, an estimated reach into 33% of the nation's 
K-12 households. GreatSchools provides school information on its free Web site,, and through its free email newsletters thanks to the support of 
foundations and corporations that understand the importance of parent involvement in 
a child's education.

Lisa Fung
(415) 977-0700, ext. 114