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Iowa Connections Academy Enrollment Now Open for 2013–14 School Year

-- Tuition-free K–12 Online Public School Enrolling Through March 1 and Hosting Info Sessions for Parents Considering Full-time Virtual School --

ANITA, IA (January 7, 2013) Iowa Connections Academy, a K–12 tuition-free virtual public school, is accepting new students for the 2013–14 school year during the open enrollment period, now through March 1, 2013. Iowa Connections Academy, which operates in partnership with CAM Community School District, provides an innovative, high-quality, highly accountable online education.

Now in its first year, Iowa Connections Academy serves more than 230 students throughout the state. The school combines state-certified teachers with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards. Through its online education model, teachers develop and apply a customized learning approach tailored to each student’s individual needs and skill level.

Iowa Connections Academy will host free information sessions throughout the state for students and parents who want to learn more about the online program. Families can meet with Iowa Connections Academy teachers to learn about the enrollment process, student/teacher interaction, personalized and accelerated learning programs, college preparation, socialization, and the use of technology, among other topics.

“Our virtual education model opens doors of opportunity for students seeking a new way to learn, those living in rural areas, those who would benefit from a flexible school schedule, and much more,” said James Brauer, principal at Iowa Connections Academy. “We look forward to welcoming more students from across the state and contributing to their academic success in the 2013-2014 school year.”

Open enrollment for the 2013–14 school year closes March 1. For more information on Iowa Connections Academy open enrollment and upcoming information sessions, visit Iowa Connections Academy’s website.

About Connections Academy
Connections Academy is a leading, fully accredited provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual schooling for students in grades K through 12. Through tuition-free public schools, and full-time and part-time private school programs, Connections Academy delivers superior, personalized education for students, with the freedom and flexibility to experience our online learning community from anywhere. The combination of certified teachers, a proven curriculum, technology tools, and community experiences creates a supportive and successful online learning opportunity for families and children who want an individualized approach to education. In the 2011–12 school year, Connections Academy supports schools in 22 states via 24  virtual public schools. It serves students worldwide through the online private school, National Connections Academy. Schools supported by Connections Academy offer grades K through 12, though some public school programs do not offer all grades. For more information, call 800–382–6010 or visit Connections Academy and its parent company, Connections Education, are part of the global learning company Pearson (NYSE:PSO)