Students at Insight School of Oregon Stay Home to Start School Year

Enrollment at tuition-free online public school still open to new students

Aug 26, 2015, 06:00 ET from Insight School of Oregon - Alternative Option

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For students enrolled in Insight School of Oregon - Alternative Option (ISOR-ALT), a public online school serving students in grades 6-12, going back to school on August 31st might mean settling down at the computer in the kitchen or living room rather than figuring out a bus route or organizing their locker. But for many of these students, a distraction-free environment is just what they need to get back on track academically.

"Whether the next step is the workforce or a college, it is critical for students to finish high school," says JD McMahan, Interim Head of School at Insight School of Oregon – Alternative Option, "We help Insight students plan for a future they can attain and feel good about, which helps motivate them in their current studies."

ISOR-ALT gives students the opportunity to learn both core subject areas and electives from state-certified, highly qualified teachers using the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K¹².  School staff, including advisors, counselors, and a social worker, provide teens with additional support through services such as the Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) program and a dedicated family support team . These services provide a unique environment for students to thrive.

ISOR-ALT also provides extensive college and career planning resources to help students learn about themselves, discover career interests or identify colleges, and plan for future career success. As an accredited and tuition-free school, Insight School of Oregon – Alternative Option is available to students from across the state at no cost and graduates receive a high-school diploma.

ISOR-ALT is still accepting students in grades 6-12 for this fall.  Interested families are invited to attend one of the online information session being held throughout the month. For more information on enrollment, and a complete list of the event dates and times, visit: http://or-alt.insightschools.net.

About Insight School of Oregon – Alternative Option

Insight School of Oregon – Alternative Option (ISOR-ALT) is a full-time, online public charter school serving Oregon students in grades 6 through 12. ISOR-ALT is tuition-free, giving parents and families the choice to access the award-winning curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs. For more information about ISOR-ALT, visit http://or-alt.insightschools.net

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