K12 Inc. Announces Partnership with Niobrara County School District #1 to Provide Curriculum and Services to Wyoming's First K-12 Online Public School

May 13, 2009

HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 13, 2009-- K12 Inc. is announcing a five-year partnership with Niobrara County School District #1 to the be the curriculum and school services provider to the Wyoming Virtual Academy (WYVA), the state’s first online public school for students in kindergarten through high school.

The Niobrara County School Board approved the contract agreement on May 11, 2009. WYVA is open to families across the state and is currently accepting applications for the 2009-2010 academic year. The school will start classes in the Fall of 2009.

WYVA was approved by the Wyoming Department of Education through the Wyoming Switchboard Network, which acts as the central collection of distance education resources available to Wyoming students, parents, instructors, school districts and distance education program providers.

“K12 is excited about our new partnership with Niobrara County School District and the opportunity to offer our high quality education program to students across Wyoming,” said Ron Packard, Founder and CEO of K12 Inc.

WYVA will host a series of information sessions and other free events across the state for families interested in learning more about the school program. A list of all the upcoming events, along with information on how to enroll in WYVA, can be found at www.K12.com/wyva.

About K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN), a technology-based education company, is the nation’s leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs to students in kindergarten through high school. K12 provides its curriculum and academic services to online schools, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families. K12 has delivered over one million semester courses to students worldwide. Currently, more than 50,000 students in 21 states are enrolled in online public schools that use the K12 program. K12 Inc.also operates the K12 International Academy, an accredited, diploma-granting online private school serving students in over 35 countries.

K12 Inc. is accredited through the Commission on International and Trans-Regional Accreditation (CITA). It is the largest national K-12 online school provider to be recognized by CITA.

K12’s mission is to provide any child the curriculum and tools to maximize success in life, regardless of geographic, financial, or demographic circumstances. More information can be found at www.K12.com.

© 2009 K12Inc. K12 is a registered trademark, and the K12 logo, Unleash the xPotential and xPotential are trademarks of K12 Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Source: K12 Inc.

K12 Inc.
Jeff Kwitowski
Vice President, Public Relations