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2014-06-30 08:34:30

Survey Also Reveals Boys More Likely to Take Online Classes WASHINGTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Students in digital learning environments are more interested in what they are learning in school, more motivated to do well, and feel a stronger connection to their school than students in traditional, face-to-face classes, according to a report released today from Blackboard and Project Tomorrow(®). The study also found that boys are more likely than girls to take online...

2014-06-24 08:36:28

Connections Academy's 2014 Parent Survey highlights virtual schools' top enrollment factors: families want school options, greater flexibility BALTIMORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New survey results from Connections Academy, http://www.connectionsacademy.com,one of the country's leading providers of full-time online school for students in grades K through 12, reveals the reasons parents enroll their children in online schools. The results are from the Connections Academy 2014 Parent...

2014-06-18 23:03:49

65 Graduates from 30 States and 4 Countries Continuing their Educations at 45 Different Four-Year Universities and Community Colleges, Pursuing Wide-ranging Career Goals Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 International Connections Academy (iNaCA), an accredited, online private school serving students in grades K-12 in the United States and across the globe, is celebrating the graduation of its senior class at the end of this 2013-2014 academic year. Some 65 graduates from 30 states and 4...

2014-06-05 23:02:06

High school seniors from statewide virtual school make history, celebrate accomplishments with friends, family, teachers and administrators at in-person graduation ceremony. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Earning their high school diplomas as part of the first ever graduating class of Texas Connections Academy, 144 students were recognized during the school’s 2014 commencement ceremony at the Joe K. Butler Stadium on Sunday. Texas Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public...

2014-05-28 08:37:05

SEATTLE, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning Virtual School, an online virtual school that partners with districts to provide their students with increased access to high quality educational opportunities, more than doubled the national growth rate with enrollments up 50 percent for the 2012-2013 academic year. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140528/91560 Apex Learning Virtual School students are not only enrolling, they are also succeeding with the digital...

2014-05-08 23:08:18

Administrators and veteran educators from Connections Academy virtual schools in Michigan and Texas have been honored for outstanding leadership in online technology in K-12 education. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Virtual school leaders from Connections Education (http://www.ConnectionsEducation.com), a leading provider of virtual education for students in grades K–12, have been honored by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) with 2014 International Distance...

2014-03-31 16:29:25

50% cuts will eliminate option for approximately 6,000 Kansas students ARLINGTON, Va., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas parents and students traveled long distances to the state capitol today to personally defend their virtual charter schools against proposed cuts that will force them to close. The parents testified before the Kansas House Appropriations Committee hearing and personally submitted testimony defending their schools against the Kansas State Legislative...

2014-03-06 23:03:50

Statewide Virtual Public School to Offer Tuition-free Middle and High School Option for Maine Families; Enrollment Opens This Spring Augusta, ME (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Students in grades 7-12 from across Maine will have an exciting new public school option for the 2014-2015 school year. Maine Connections Academy (MCA), a full-time virtual public charter school, has been approved by the Maine Charter School Commission. The new school will deliver technology-enhanced, tuition-free, public...

2014-03-03 23:21:35

Full-time, tuition-free, virtual and blended public schools serve students in grades K-12; in-person and online information sessions underway for families to learn more about online education Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year is officially open for online and blended schools supported by Connections Education, a leading, fully accredited provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual K-12 schooling. Connections presently serves students in...

2014-02-28 23:27:49

Statewide virtual public school to offer tuition-free K-12 education option for Massachusetts families. Dedham, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Families with children in grades K-12 from across Massachusetts will have an exciting new, technology-enhanced, public school option in the 2014-2015 school year. TEC Connections Academy (TECCA) Commonwealth Virtual School has just been approved by the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to deliver full-time, tuition-free,...


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  • A spider.
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