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Quark Launches K-12 School Volume Licensing Program

Company Invests in Education to Bring QuarkXPress 8 to Classrooms, Schools, and School Districts

DENVER - 4/22/2009 -

Quark announced today special volume licensing for K-12 schools that allows educators to bring QuarkXPress® 8 into their classrooms for discounted prices. As a part of the volume licensing program, K-12 schools can purchase 250 seats of QuarkXPress 8 for less than $1,500 or 500 seats of QuarkXPress 8 for less than $2,500.

QuarkXPress is graphic design and layout software that offers students the ability to create print, Web, and Flash® output using a single software application that is easy to learn and fun to explore. When integrated into K-12 curriculum, QuarkXPress can help fuel younger students' creativity and ability to communicate in a digital world. By learning QuarkXPress early, students are prepared for their pursuits of graphic design, communication, marketing, and art-related fields after graduation or in college.

Find out how students are using QuarkXPress 8 in the classroom by reading commentary from teachers and professors at all levels of study: Read more.

In addition to discounted pricing, Quark's volume pricing program for K-12 schools ties all of the QuarkXPress 8 seats purchased by a school to one serial number, easing the management of many licenses. School districts can also save expenses by signing up for a one- or three-year maintenance plan that provides automatic upgrades to new releases of QuarkXPress throughout their enrollment in the program.

To learn more about the K-12 volume licensing program visit: http://www.quark.com/education/k-12_program.html

The Teacher Resource Guide
Quark offers The Teacher Resource Guide, a guide for instructors that includes a sample syllabus, 14 training modules, and an outline for deploying the modules in a classroom environment. The syllabus includes a capstone project for students to develop as part of the course, with class-time suggestions, and a sample grading scale. The guide is applicable for students learning the software for the first time as well as experienced QuarkXPress users. It is available for both Mac® and PC users at no charge in a single, downloadable file found here: http://www.quark.com/education/teacher_resource_guide/ .

About Quark
Quark Inc. (www.quark.com) led the first revolution in publishing with QuarkXPress, desktop publishing software that rapidly became the industry standard. Today, not only does QuarkXPress continue to innovate in the desktop publishing market, Quark is revolutionizing publishing again. With Quark® Dynamic Publishing Solution, we are helping customers meet changing requirements and develop new revenue streams by extending the benefits of advanced technologies across the publishing process. Our dynamic publishing solution is setting a new standard in automated multi-channel publishing by combining the power of flexible layout and design with easy XML authoring and automated workflows for customized communications across print, the Web, and electronic media.

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Media Contacts: Sarah Rector, Quark Inc., 303-894-3753, srector@quark.com