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Quadrant 4 Education Exchange Chosen by Lancaster Independent School District

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Quadrant 4 Education, a division of Quadrant 4 System Corporation, announces it has been selected by Lancaster Independent School District to deploy EmpowerED Solutions™, a new-to-market platform enabling increased transparency among stakeholders and seamless academic assessment and intervention.

Lancaster ISD serves the city of Lancaster, Texas located near Dallas. The school district encompasses eleven campuses and approximately 8,000 students, over 96% of whom are of African American or Hispanic descent and 90% of whom are receiving free or reduced lunch services. Lancaster ISD’s graduation rate is 95% - the highest graduation rate of the Best Southwest Member Cities and the highest graduation rate of any school in the North Texas area for economically disadvantaged students.

Lancaster is led by Superintendent Dr. Michael D. McFarland. Dr. McFarland has been recognized at the national and state level for his outstanding leadership as a school superintendent. He was selected as the American Association of School Administrators National Superintendent of the Year Nominee from Texas for 2015 as well as the National Alliance of Black School Educator’s Superintendent of the Year.

Dr. McFarland stated, “We believe that Quadrant 4’s Empowered Solutions Exchange will be a powerful tool to bring all the district stakeholders together to ensure that we maintain high standards. We are committed to changing the dynamics of the education process for our students and believe that the Empowered Solutions Exchange will help us to even the playing field.”

Quadrant 4 Education’s President, Shekhar Iyer, stated, “We are happy that Lancaster ISD chose our EmpowerED Solutions Exchange and to be working with Dr. McFarland. Dr. McFarland is a top performer in the state of Texas and is viewed as a significant success story throughout the country. For Dr. McFarland and his team to make a determination that Quadrant 4 will make them even more successful is quite gratifying.”

About Lancaster ISD
Lancaster ISD serves the city of Lancaster, Texas including pre-kindergarten through twelfth-grade students in a diverse district which encompasses eleven campuses including approximately 8,000 students. Explore more at www.lancasterisd.org.

About Quadrant 4 Education
Quadrant 4 Education delivers a suite of connected cloud-based applications that brings students, families, teachers and administrators together to ensure a student’s learning process is meaningful, flexible and complete. EmpowerED Solutions™ is a central, secure platform that combines and transforms data from multiple databases into highly usable information that supports effective academic assessment and intervention, real-time reporting and decision support. Explore more at http://quadrant4edu.com/.

Quadrant 4 System Corporation (Ticker: QFOR) empowers digital transformation in education and healthcare through robust Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platforms and highly specialized professional services. Explore more at http://qfor.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This release contains forward-looking statements, which are subject to the inherent uncertainties in predicting future results and conditions. Any statements that are not statements of historical fact should be considered to be forward-looking statements. Certain factors could cause actual results and conditions to differ materially from those projected in such forward-looking statements. We do not undertake any obligation to release publicly revised or updated forward-looking information, and such information included in this release is based on information currently available and may not be reliable after this date.

Contact: Raymond A. Catroppa, CFA raymond.catroppa@qfor.com Quadrant 4 System Corporation +1 (917) 363-1448

Source:Quadrant 4 System Corporation