Registration open for virtual schoolsFrom Staff Reports
Georgia Cyber Academy and Georgia Connections Academy are now enrolling students for the 2012-13 school year.
Georgia Cyber Academy, an established virtual program, which serves students in grades K-11, is a tuition-free, online-based public school which uses K12 curriculum.
The K12 curriculum used by Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) includes web-based lessons along with instructional materials – books, videos, CDs, and other hands-on tools and resources – which are shipped directly to each student’s home. GCA teachers provide instruction, guidance and support and regularly interact with students and parents via email, web-based classrooms, online discussions, phone, and face-to-face meetings.
Teachers also organize numerous field trips and school activities. Students also have the opportunity to participate in regularly scheduled online and face-to-face events that blend academics and socialization, including opportunities for enrichment and remediation.
K12 provides courses in English/language arts, math, science, history, music, and art for students in grades K-8.
The K12912 high school program offers students a catalog of more than 130 core, elective, and AP courses.
For more information on GCA, visit www.k12.com/gca .
Georgia Connections Academy (GACA) is a public school option that gives students the flexibility to learn at home with a high-quality curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards and offers a cutting-edge, virtual approach to school success.
The flexibility and online aspects of the program is designed to meet the demands of many high schoolers who are concentrating on sports, arts, career or college preparatory tracks.
Authorized by the Georgia State Board of Education, the school is wrapping up its first academic year, in which 700 students have received K-8 instruction.
All instruction comes from highly-qualified, state-certified teachers.
For more information on registering for GACA, visit www.GeorgiaConnectionsAcademy.com or call 800-382-6010.