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Wyoming Virtual Academy Offers Education Alternative to K-12 Students Statewide

February 28, 2019

LUSK, Wyo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb 28, 2019--Wyoming Virtual Academy (WYVA), an online public school program of Niobrara County School District #1, welcomes families to apply for enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year. A tuition-free, full time online public school, WYVA serves students in grades K through 12 with an alternative to traditional brick-and-mortar education.

“At WYVA, we are proud to partner with families to give their children the best education possible,” said Jeff Verosky, Wyoming Virtual Academy’s head of school. “Our dedicated teachers and staff bring the curriculum to life and support each student’s goals, whether they are preparing for college or careers.”

Students at WYVA are offered a full course load in the core subjects of English/language arts, math, science, history, world languages, art and music. A variety of electives, honors and Advanced Placement® courses are available to high school students.

WYVA affords students the opportunity to plan ahead for college and the workforce. Eligible WYVA students in grades 11 and 12 can take advanced courses and receive up to 32 tuition-free credits to apply both to their high school diploma and a post-secondary degree. Career-focused students can choose from a range of profession-focused courses for a competitive edge in the workforce, discovering possible careers in information technology, government and public administration, marketing, finance, the arts and many others.

WYVA’s teachers facilitate live, interactive online classes, allowing students to enjoy a safe learning environment anywhere with an internet connection. Outside of scheduled classes, teachers are regularly in touch with families via phone and email in order to provide support and to challenge their students to reach their full potential.

Enrollment is now open for the 2019-2020 school year. To learn more about WYVA and enrollment requirements, families are invited to attend online and in-person information sessions and events hosted by the school throughout the year. For more information and for a schedule of upcoming events, visit wyva.k12.com, follow WYVA on Facebook, or download the free K12 mobile app for iOS and Android devices.

About Wyoming Virtual Academy

Wyoming Virtual Academy (WYVA) is an accredited full-time online public school that serves students statewide in kindergarten through 12th grade. A public school program of Niobrara County School District #1, WYVA is tuition-free to Wyoming students and gives families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of K-12 proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about WYVA, visit  wyva.k12.com.

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CONTACT: Emily Riordan

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K12 Inc.

703-483-7328

eriordan@k12.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA WYOMING

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: EDUCATION PRIMARY/SECONDARY TECHNOLOGY INTERNET CHILDREN PARENTING TEENS CONSUMER FAMILY

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