K12 Inc. Celebrates National School Choice Week

January 26, 2015

HERNDON, Va., Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, K12 Inc. joins parents, students, and teachers across the country in recognition of National School Choice Week.

National School Choice Week is the largest celebration of school choice in America raising awareness about the benefits of providing education options for all children and empowering parents with choice.

"We are excited to celebrate National School Choice Week," said Nate Davis, Chairman and CEO of K12 Inc. "K12 is a company of educators with thousands of teachers and school leaders who dedicate themselves every day to putting students first. We are proud of how all of our school partnerships have expanded educational opportunities for children."

This morning, students from Newark Prep, an innovative blended public charter school in New Jersey that uses K12's award-winning academic programs, will ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the official start of National School Choice Week. The Newark Prep students will be joined by Andrew Campanella, President of National School Choice Week, educators from K12 Inc., and national school choice leaders.

Throughout the week over 11,000 events highlighting the importance of school choice will take place in the U.S.  K12 and its school partners are participating in National School Choice Week events across the country in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, and many other states.

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a technology-based company and leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online school programs, partners with charter schools and school districts to provide children education options using high quality digital learning programs.  K12 is a company of educators with nation's largest network of K-12 online school teachers, providing instruction, academic services, and learning solutions to online and blended schools, traditional classrooms, and directly to families. More information can be found at K12.com.

For more information on Newark Prep, visit:  newark-prep.k12.com

For more information on National School Choice Week, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.

K12 Inc., a company of educators, is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered proprietary online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.

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Jeff Kwitowski, jkwitowski@k12.com, 202.669.1777