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Online Students Log in August 5th to Start School Year

Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight School of Arizona welcome students in grades K-12

PHOENIX, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of students enrolled in Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona, public online schools serving students in grades K–12 and 7–12, respectively, will go back to school without leaving their homes on Tuesday, August 5.

"We seek to empower students to think critically, achieve academic success and personal growth," said Cindy Wright Carter, Head of School of Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona. "Students work closely with highly qualified state certified teachers in a virtual environment that includes a complete and comprehensive award-winning grade level curriculum, supplementary materials, and the use of a computer system, if eligible, provided by K12."

Both schools provide students with the opportunity to learn in the ways that are right for them, in both core subject areas and electives. In addition, both AZVA and Insight offer a variety of blended learning centers across the state, including a partnership with the Valley of the Sun YMCAs, in order to provide face-to-face alongside the virtual instruction.

Arizona Virtual Academy provides an active, supportive community, a range of extracurricular activities, and a robust Advanced Learner Program, whose primary focus is to help students reach their natural potential through a dynamic learning environment.

Insight Academy of Arizona utilizes a unique social, emotional, and academic program to provide targeted support to students who have struggled academically, or need additional support. The school's support staff, including advisors, counselors, and a social worker provide additional social and emotional support through the use of a teen parenting class and support groups in order to move all students toward graduation and their future goals.

Interested families are still eligible to enroll for the 2014-2015 school year. For more information visit http://www.k12.com/azva or http://az.insightschools.net.

About Arizona Virtual Academy

Arizona Virtual Academy is a full-time, online public school in Arizona. It is tuition-free for Arizona students in grades K-12. For more information, please visit http://www.k12.com/azva or call 866-339-4946.

About Insight Academy of Arizona

Insight Academy of Arizona is a full-time, online public school in Arizona. It is tuition-free for Arizona students in grades 7-12. For more information, please visit http://az.insightschools.net or call 877-280-8552.

About K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is leading the transformation to technology-powered individualized learning, which aims to customize instruction to meet each student's unique capabilities, interests, and needs. As the nation's leading provider of online education solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school, K¹² empowers states, districts, and schools to offer their students the broadest array of options for learning in a flexible, individualized, and innovative way. K¹² provides online curricula, academic services, and learning solutions to public and private schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families.

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