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K12 Inc. Offers Back-To-School Support with New Math Skills Initiative

-- Free subscription to LearnBop math program available for limited time to students enrolled at partner online public schools --

Jul 20, 2016

HERNDON, Va., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- K12 Inc. has announced that it will offer a free subscription to LearnBop, with access through December 31, 2016, for students in grades 3-12 who enroll in one of K12s many online public school partner programs. LearnBop is a self-paced solution that simulates a one-on-one, personalized math tutoring experience. New and returning students at the participating online public schools can use LearnBop to prepare for a stronger start to the school year through the use of the award-winning program.

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of education by delivering state-of-the-art, digital learning platforms and technology to students and school districts across the globe. With nearly a half-billion dollars invested in developing award winning curriculum, K12 serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a company of educators with the nation's largest network of K-12 online school teachers, providing instruction, academic services, and learning solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families.

"On average, students can lose up to two months of math proficiency over the summer," says Bharani Rajakumar, LearnBop CEO. "However, with LearnBop, students are able to master math concepts which gives them the ability to prevent summer learning loss and ensure a stronger start to the new school year."

Leveraging intelligent, adaptive teaching software, LearnBop does more than just test a students' ability to do math—it  instructs them step-by-step just as a teacher would, enabling them to solve problems on their own.

The mobile, self-paced program has received numerous industry accolades, including two prestigious U.S. Distance Learning Association awards for "Outstanding Program" and "Outstanding Leadership." LearnBop was also a finalist for the 2016 EdTech Digest eLearning Solutions Award as well as a finalist for the Association of American Publishers' prestigious Revere Award.

The standard online curriculum offered by K12 Inc. partner schools includes courses in language arts/English, math, science, history, world languages, art and music for elementary and middle school students, and a variety of standard, elective and Advanced Placement® courses for high school students. 

State-certified 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. LearnBop can be used alongside the regular math curriculum to build math skills or prepare for high-level exams.

For a state-level list of the participating online public schools, visit http://start.k12.com/national.html?st=k12-lb&leadsource=direct&product=public_schools_generic

About K12 Inc.

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN) is driving innovation and advancing the quality of education by delivering state-of-the-art, digital learning platforms and technology to students and school districts across the globe. K12's award winning curriculum serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a company of educators with the nation's largest network of K-12 online school teachers, providing instruction, academic services, and learning solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families. The K12 program is offered through K12 partner public schools in 33 states and the District of Columbia, and through school districts and public and private schools serving students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries.  More information can be found at www.K12.com or on Facebook.

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SOURCE K12 Inc.

For further information: Mike Kraft, K12 Inc., 571-353-7778, mkraft@k12.com