Arizona Online Schools Plan Events to Mark National School Choice Week (Jan. 26-Feb. 1)
PHOENIX, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Online students across Arizona will participate in special events to celebrate National School Choice Week, ranging from bowling to pizza parties.
The events, held during the week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1, will be among more than 5,500 independently planned events across the country during National School Choice Week 2014.
Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona, full-time, online public schools serving students in grades K-12, will be hosting the following in-person events:
- Tucson National School Choice Pizza Celebration on Jan. 28 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
- Peoria National School Choice Pizza Celebration on Jan. 31 from 5 – 7 p.m.
- Prescott Valley National School Choice Bowling Celebration on Jan. 31 from 1 – 3 p.m.
- Kingman National School Choice Bowling Celebration on Jan. 31 from 3 – 5 p.m.
Both schools give families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 tuition-free.
For more information, visit http://www.k12.com/azva.
"We're thrilled that Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona are participating in National School Choice Week," said Andrew Campanella, National School Choice Week president. "We hear a lot about education in the news, but the students, teachers, and school leaders at these schools remind us that, every single day, there are great things happening in schools of choice across America."
National School Choice Week shines a positive spotlight on effective education options including traditional public schools, public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. For more information, visit www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
About Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona
Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona are full-time, online public schools in Arizona. Both are tuition-free for Arizona students. For more information, please visit http://www.k12.com/azva or call 866-339-4946.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is leading the transformation to technology-powered individualized learning, which aims to customize instruction to meet each student's unique capabilities, interests, and needs. As the nation's leading provider of online education solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school, K¹² empowers states, districts, and schools to offer students the broadest array of options for learning in a flexible, individualized, and innovative way. K¹² provides online curricula, academic services, and learning solutions to public and private schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families.
SOURCE K12 Inc.