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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.

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.

September 22, 2014
Oklahoma Connections Academy families gather for a back-to-school picnic! In this Edmond Sun piece, Principal Tammy Shepherd and students Tyler Woosley and Jessamy Steelman discuss the many academic and personal benefits of attending an online school. 

September 22, 2014
TEC Connections Academy Lead School Administrator Tyler Page discusses the many types of students that benefit from an online school and how students are able to socialize with peers while receiving a quality education at home! Learn more about the state's newest online school on WBUR.

September 18, 2014
WCSH News joins students, families, school staff and Governor Paul LePage for Maine Connections Academy's ribbon cutting and open house celebration! Hear from students Emily Healy and Brianna Mcdonough about why they chose to attend the state's first online school.

September 16, 2014
Learning Coach Rebecca Wienczkowski was looking for a more individualized education for students Alec and Noah when she found Commonwealth Connections Academy. As the family tells WFXP, both brothers are now able to work at their own pace and are once again enjoying school! 

News Releases

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

June 20, 2014
New Mexico Connections Academy, Leading Virtual School, Celebrates First Graduating Class


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