HERNDON, Va., Apr 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN) announced today that it won the ACG National Capital
2010 Corporate Growth Award for companies in the Washington, D.C. metro
area with between $100 and $500 million in revenue. The award was
presented last night at the ACG National Capital awards gala in McLean,
The award is given to the company that best demonstrated consistent,
sustainable and profitable growth, along with other factors such as the
company's culture, community involvement, and leadership.
"We're honored to receive this award and to be recognized not only as a
successful company, but one that is making a positive contribution in
the Washington D.C. metro region," said Ron Packard, Founder and CEO of
K12 Inc. "K12 has been based in northern Virginia since its founding.
Much of K12's growth and success is attributable to the opportunities
this region provides the company, its employees and their families."
ACG (Association for Corporate Growth) National Capital serves the
fourth largest economic region in the U.S. representing the Washington,
D.C. metro area, including northern Virginia and suburban Maryland. It
is the leading authority on corporate growth in the mid-Atlantic region
and one of the largest local chapters for the Association for Corporate
Growth with over 400 members.
ACG promotes the professional and business interests of its members by
providing access to knowledge and business opportunities through
networking, communications and forum related to both internal and
external corporate growth. More information can be found at www.acgcapital.org.
About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN), a technology-based education company, is the
nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education
programs for students in kindergarten through high school. K12
provides its high quality, award-winning curriculum and academic
services to online schools, traditional classrooms, blended school
programs, and directly to families.
In partnership with charter schools and school districts, K12
operates online public schools in 25 states and the District of
Columbia. K12 Inc.also operates the K12 International
AcademyTM, an accredited, diploma-granting online private
school serving students in over 40 countries. Since its founding, K12
has provided more than 1.5 million courses to over 150,000 students
worldwide. More information can be found at www.K12.com
© 2010 K12Inc. K12 is
a registered trademark, and the K12 logo and K12
International Academy are trademarks of K12 Inc. All other trademarks
are the property of their respective owners.
SOURCE: K12 Inc.
Vice President, Public Relations