|K12 Inc. Wins ACG National Capital 2010 Corporate Growth Award|
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, VA.
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
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SOURCE: K12 Inc.