PHOENIX, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today marks the first day of school for Insight Academy of Arizona, a new statewide online public school option for students in grades 7-12. Insight Academy of Arizona is offered under the state-approved Arizona Virtual Academy (AZVA) -- the largest full time online public charter school in the state.
"We're excited to welcome Insight Academy of Arizona as a new public education choice for Arizona students," said Megan Henry, Head of Schools. "We are constantly looking for new ways to better serve our student populations, and we believe that Insight Academy of Arizona will benefit the diverse needs of students, including those who need more schedule flexibility or credit recovery."
Insight Academy of Arizona will use Aventa Learning by K12. The curriculum includes extensive core and credit recovery courses allowing greater flexibility for students to learn at their individual pace. Aventa Learning by K12 includes more than 140 courses and 20 credit recovery courses, and meets national and state curricula standards. Aventa Learning is part of K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), America's leading provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for K-12 students.
Insight Academy of Arizona combines online learning with support from experienced, Arizona-certified teachers. Teachers regularly interact with students and provide direct instruction to through engaging online classes. Teachers also organize school events and other social and community activities. At Insight Academy of Arizona, dedicated staff will help students work through non-academic issues, while counselors will offer support for students' graduation plans and post-secondary goals.
Online learning has proven to be the right choice for a variety of students, including struggling students, advanced learners, athletes, performers, those seeking relief from bullying, and students in need of a more personalized learning program.
As a part of the Arizona public school system, Insight Academy of Arizona is available to students tuition-free. For more information about Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona, visit:
SOURCE Arizona Virtual Academy