HERNDON, Va., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- K12 Inc. announced today that its Fundamentals of Geometry and Algebra curriculum won the 2012 Association of Educational Publisher's Distinguished Achievement Award in the Whole Curriculum Program category for Mathematics. K12 was also an award finalist in the Reading and Language Arts category for its kindergarten Language Arts curriculum.
The Association of Education Publishers (AEP) awards recognize the finest achievements in educational products used by teachers, parents, and students. Honoring excellence and innovation in the education community, the awards are the longest running and most highly regarded recognition program in the industry.
"We are extremely excited and proud to win an AEP Award," said Maria Szalay, Executive Vice President of Product Development for K12 Inc. "K12 offers outstanding, highly effective curriculum that enables mastery of concepts for all types of learners. Winning this award is a result of the efforts of K12's talented and dedicated curriculum team who create innovative and high quality education content for students and teachers."
The K12 curriculum uses a combination of online lessons and traditional materials. Online lessons blend text, photos, illustration, animation, audio, and interactivity, giving students an engaging educational experience. The 2012 award winning Fundamentals of Geometry and Algebra curriculum allows students to enhance computational and problem-solving skills while learning topics in algebra, geometry, probability, and statistics. Students learn multiple representations for communicating information, such as graphs on the coordinate plane, statistical data and displays, as well as the results of probability and sampling environments.
More than 2,000 school districts in all 50 states use courses, technology and education services provided by K12 Inc. K12's curriculum and academic programs have won numerous national awards and recognitions for quality, innovation and excellence.
About K12 Inc.
A technology-based education company, K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school. Using 21st century tools to prepare 21st century students, K12 provides a new choice for students to learn in a flexible and innovative way, at an individualized pace. K12 provides curricula and academic services to public and private online schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families. K12 is accredited through AdvancED, the world's largest education community. Additional information on K12 can be found at www.K12.com
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