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Connections Academy is a leading, fully accredited provider of high-quality, highly accountable virtual schooling for students in grades K–12. Through tuition-free public schools, full-time and part-time private school programs, and turnkey online courses for brick and mortar schools, 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.

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Connections Academy Family Voices: Hear from families with students enrolled in Connections Academy schools and learn about their school experience in these letters to the editor.

October 5, 2014
KAAL joins MTS Minnesota Connections Academy families for a field trip to the early American history festival! Principal Melissa Gould and student Jordan Woelfel discuss the benefits of online school and the opportunities field trips give students to meet one another in-person

October 1, 2014
Learning Coach Irene Burgess couldn't be happier with California Connections Academy @ Ripon! As the family and Site Administrator Amy Hunt explain to The Record, students Conor and Duncan are thriving under the online school's flexibility, and now have the opportunity to meet new friends and pursue their interests

September 30, 2014
The Stayton Mail joins Oregon Connections Academy families and teachers for a 10th anniversary celebration! Hear from the Eckstein and Kincaid families about how students can easily pursue their many interests, thanks to the flexibility of online school. 

September 25, 2014
Principal Karl Francis discusses the history of Maine Connections Academy, his excitement in leading the state's first online school, and benefits of this education option in a Q&A session with the Portland Press Herald

September 23, 2014
Wisconsin Connections Academy students, families and teachers meet during an in-person field trip to Grower's Green urban farm! Hear from students Jasmine and Vivian Ford and teacher Tracy Ostwald Kowald about their experience on WITI News.

News Releases

October 16, 2014
Connections Education, Leading Virtual Education Provider, Wins Two 2014 EDDIE Awards for Curriculum Excellence

September 25, 2014
Dr. Steven Guttentag Named President of Connections Education

September 18, 2014
Maine Connections Academy Hosts Open House Celebration

September 12, 2014
Education pathways: K-12 students find success in virtual school

July 25, 2014
TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School, New Statewide K–12 Virtual Public School, Names Lead Administrator

June 30, 2014
Commonwealth Connections Academy Class of 2014 Graduates Earn More Than $3 Million in Scholarship Awards

June 24, 2014
New Parent Survey Reveals Why K–12 Students Attend Online Schools Full Time


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