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12/19/06Northern Ozaukee School District to Open New Online High School for Wisconsin Students
The new charter school--Honors High Online of Wisconsin--will serve students in grades nine and ten; school will offer courses provided by K12 Inc. Fredonia, WI – On December 18, 2006, the Northern Ozaukee School Board approved a new online high school that will be open to students across Wisconsin beginning next school year. The new charter school will serve kids in grades nine and ten, and use online high school courses developed by K12 Inc.--a leading national provider of high quality cur... 
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10/27/06K¹² Inc. Completes Modifications in Science Curriculum to Reflect Pluto’s New Status
Online curriculum provider sets a new standard as one of the first publishers to change its science curriculum to reflect Pluto's new status as a “dwarf planet” Herndon, VA- Since the International Astronomical Union (IAU) vote on August 24, 2006 to change Pluto's status as a planet, teachers and curriculum supervisors across the country have scrambled to get the most accurate, up-to-date information for their students. However, that is not a concern for the hundreds of teachers and over ... 
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10/18/06Arkansas Virtual School Posts Strong Test Scores
Three year record of academic success and achievement for the Arkansas Virtual School; test scores consistently above state average Little Rock, AR – Students in the Arkansas Virtual School (ARVS) posted another year of strong scores, exceeding the state average in all but one category on the 2006 state benchmark examinations. For the third year in a row, the Arkansas Virtual School demonstrated high academic marks in math and literacy, surpassing the state average in most grades, making the... 
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09/01/06New Public Virtual School to Open in September 2006
California Virtual Academies now available for students in grades K–8 who reside in Sacramento and nearby counties SACRAMENTO- Families in Sacramento and nearby counties now have access to an innovative new public education option for their children beginning in September 2006. The California Virtual Academies (CAVA), a network of public virtual charter schools throughout the state, announced today a new public virtual school program that will serve kids in the region. The new school, called... 
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08/07/06Agora Cyber Charter School Board of Directors and K¹² Inc. Announce School Leadership Team for Agora Cyber Charter School
Anita Fiel and Sharon Williams to lead the school as Chief Academic Officer and Herndon, VA -- Today, the Agora Cyber Charter School Board of Directors and K12 Inc. Chairman and founder, Ron Packard, announced the leadership positions for the new Agora Cyber Charter School – Pennsylvania's newest statewide public cyber school and the only school in the state certified by K12 Inc. Anita Fiel and Sharon Williams will lead the Agora Cyber Charter School as Chief Academic Officer and Chief Admi... 
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07/13/06Chicago Virtual Charter School Board of Directors Announces City’s First K-8 Online Public School
The Chicago Virtual Charter School to use a "blended school" education model where students will learn part-time at a learning center located downtown; school is open to 600 Chicago kids in grades K-8. Chicago, IL – Families across Chicago now have access to a new high quality public school option for their kids with the announcement of the Chicago Virtual Charter School (CVCS) –- the city's first K-8 online public school. CVCS is one of a number of new public schools created as part of the ... 
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06/21/06Washington Virtual Academy Launches State's Premier Online Public School Program
The Washington Virtual Academy is a statewide public school program that will serve students in grades K - 8 using the innovative and nationally acclaimed curriculum by K12 Inc. Seattle, WA – Parents across the state of Washington now have access to a new high quality option in education for their kids with the announcement of the Washington Virtual Academy (WAVA)--the state's premier online public school program. WAVA families, teachers, and administrators, along with a member of the Washin... 
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04/25/06Southwest Schools Introduces New Online Public School Program
The Texas Virtual Academy @ Southwest is the state's first online public school program approved by the Texas Education Agency under the Electronic Course Pilot program. The online school program serves students in grades 3-6 across the greater Houston area. HOUSTON, TX – Southwest Schools, a local charter school based in Houston, introduced their latest innovative education program today—an online public school. Instead of bringing the student to the school, this online public school brings... 
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04/15/06Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA) receives EFFECTIVE School ranking from Ohio Department of Education
OHVA continues to be top-scoring state-wide eSchool in Ohio; School's Performance Index Score jumps up 8 points Herndon, VA – Strong test scores posted by students at the Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA) helped move the eSchool from Continuous Improvement to an Effective School ranking on their annual report card – the second highest level that can be awarded to public schools in Ohio. For the fourth year in a row, the Ohio Virtual Academy is the top-scoring state-wide eSchool in Ohio. OHVA i... 
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04/03/06Local Virtual Academy Student Wins State Volunteer Award
Second Grader Recognized for his passion, hard work and service to his community Today the Florida Virtual Academy (FLVA)--an innovative public school program--announced that Zach Bonner, FLVA student and resident of Valrico, has received the National Point of Light Award from the Florida Volunteer Foundation (http://www.volunteerfloridafoundation.org/) for his exemplary volunteer service to his community. Chosen from hundreds of nominees, Bonner founded the Little Red Wagon Foundation Inc. ... 
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01/10/06Idaho Virtual Academy Awarded Accreditation from Northwest Association of Accredited Schools
IDVA recognized for promoting and maintaining a well-balanced education program and for meeting or exceeding standards considered essential for quality education. Boise, ID – The Northwest Association of Accredited Schools (NAAS) has awarded the Idaho Virtual Academy (IDVA) provisional, regional accreditation for the 2005-2006 school year. The Idaho Virtual Academy, a public virtual charter school, was awarded accreditation status in December at the Northwest Association of Accredited School... 
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