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Arianna – Homeschool vs. Public Online School: Making the Switch to Online Learning

Online high school often reminds Arianna Kurtz of the times she was homeschooled. For her entire family attending an online school is like having the best of both worlds—and more. Arianna can still do her schoolwork from home at her own pace and her parents are highly involved in her virtual education. A structured online curriculum and teacher-led online classes allow her to nurture special subject interests while at the same time providing her a lot of flexibility to volunteer in the...

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Transitioning from Online High School to College: How Virtual School Prepared Anna for College

Meet Anna Marie Ridenour, a 2011 Connections Academy online high school graduate, and learn more about how virtual school prepared her for college. As valedictorian of her class she received a full college scholarship for her outstanding academic records, higher education goals, participation in community and school activities like peer-to-peer math tutoring. Anna Marie now attends the College of Mount St. Joseph pursuing a degree in education and plans to become an online high school math...

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Tori – Overcoming Health Issues with Online School

Online high school sophomore Tori Hornick talks about her long fight against cancer and explains why online learning at Connections Academy gives her the flexibility she needs to stay on top of schoolwork while dealing with as many doctors appointments as she has.

Online school has allowed her to get ahead on her school work and Tori will be taking college credit courses in her senior year of virtual high school. After high school graduation she plans to attend college to pursue a degree in...

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Ohio Connections Academy High School Graduation - 2014

More than 200 graduating online high school seniors from all over Ohio were recently presented their diplomas during the Ohio Connections Academy (OCA) 2014 commencement held at the Columbus Convention Center.

Among the OCA graduates recognized during the commencement ceremony was 2014 Valedictorian Sarah Lewandowski. Watch the video to see what she and other graduates had to say about online education and their future plans after online high school.

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Where Are They Now: Anna Ridenour – From Online Student to Online Teacher

Connections Academy alum, Anna Ridenour, explains how her teachers prepared her for success beyond online high school and encouraged her to pursue the dream of becoming an online teacher herself.

After graduating in 2011 as the class valedictorian, Anna attended Mount St. Joseph University where she studied math. She is now enjoying her new adventure on the other side of the virtual classroom. Read more of Anna’s story...

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Iowa Connections Academy Online School Overview Video

At Iowa Connections Academy (IACA), a virtual school in Iowa, our students experience a quality education through the power of online learning. IACA gives students the flexibility to learn from home in an engaging environment that offers personalized learning. Students immerse themselves within our online learning communities and receive a superior education from Iowa state-licensed and certified teachers.

Iowa Connections Academy is the only online public school offering grades K-12 in the...

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Beau – Online Public School: Thriving in a Safe Learning Environment

After transferring to a new school, Beau Patterson struggled with being bullied. Overtime the situation negatively impacted his well-being and his grades. He and his mom looked at public online school options and discovered online learning with Connections Academy. Watch the video to learn why the recent All Around Champion of Greenlee County's Junior Rodeo Series likes online high school and what he has to say to all the kids out there that are being bullied and having a hard time in school....

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Miranda Hashemi - Cyber School Meets the Needs of Aspiring Ballerina

Meet Miranda Hashemi, a rising ballerina at the internationally renowned Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. Learn more about her life as a Commonwealth Connections Academy online high school student and how students who want to pursue a career in the performing arts can take advantage of the flexible learning schedules available through today's cyber schools.

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Wisconsin Connections Academy Online School Overview Video

Learn more about the premier virtual school in Wisconsin and hear what parents, students, and teachers have to say about their online learning experience at Wisconsin Connections Academy (WCA), Wisconsin's first tuition-free virtual charter school.

WCA provides a new form of public school giving students in grades K-12 the flexibility to learn at home with a curriculum that meets rigorous state education standards.

Open enrollment for the 2013-14 school year starts February 4th and runs...

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Ashley Argota - Connections Academy Online High School Graduate

Watch Ashley Argota, a 2010 graduate, on the set of Nickelodeon's "Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventures" and learn about her experience as a Connections Academy online high school student.

To learn more about Connections Academy's free online high school courses, visit: http://www.connectionsacademy.com

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