School Choice Window for Oklahoma Families Closes June 2
NICOMA PARK, Okla., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a free public online school serving students in grades K-12, reminds families that the state's school choice window closes Monday, June 2.
Oklahoma families have the right to transfer their students to a different district and school, but must complete the Parent's Application for an Open Transfer Beginning School Year 2014-15 before this date.
If parents do not make this deadline, they must submit an emergency transfer form and the ability to transfer their child is at the discretion of their current district.
"One of the most important decisions parents make is the choice for their child's education," said Sheryl Tatum, head of school of Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy. "We want to ensure parents are aware of education options for their children. We are proud to offer a high-quality choice where certified teachers partner with parents to build a solid academic foundation and develop lifelong learners."
Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is a public charter school authorized by the State Virtual Charter Board and students from across the state can enroll. It provides a structured learning environment and is held accountable by the same state testing required of all Oklahoma public schools. Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is accredited by the state of Oklahoma and uses the award-winning curriculum created by K12 Inc.
Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is conducting enrollment events to give families interested in the school a chance to meet staff and other parents and see how the program works. For more information on upcoming events, please visit http://www.k12.com/ovca.
About Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy
Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is a full-time, online public charter school in Oklahoma. It is tuition-free for Oklahoma residents. For more information, please visit http://www.k12.com/ovca or call 866-467-0848.
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 learning options 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.