Online Summer School Enrollment Open to K-12 Students Worldwide

Virtual Private School, Pearson Online Academy, Offers Wide Range of Online Courses to Students 24/7 This Summer

BALTIMORE, April 30, 2015 – Enrollment is open for online summer school at Pearson Online Academy, the accredited virtual private school serving students in grades K-12 in the United States and across the globe. Families are invited to attend an information session to learn more about the benefits of the program.

Hannah Rinehart, Pearson Online Academy Principal, shares the top four reasons why families enroll in Pearson Online Academy's online Summer School program:

  • Open Access: No matter where they live, parents worldwide can keep their students engaged academically online this summer. Students can enroll in one or multiple Pearson Online Academy online Summer School courses.
  • Enriching Curriculum: There are more than 100 different courses available for students in grades K-12 to explore, including original credit and credit recovery courses, world languages, Career and Technical Education (CTE), Summer Smarts math and language arts, and NCAA eligible courses.
  • Rolling Enrollment Dates: Course sessions can complement a family's busy summer schedule, with options to start Summer School on June 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, and July 7th.
  • Transferable Credits: High school students can confirm that they will be granted credit for Pearson Online Academy Summer School courses by submitting a pre-approval form to their school.

"Thousands of students have discovered that the online summer school learning environment is really engaging. Students can take their courses when and where they want—without having to choose between academics and other summer activities like getting a job, spending time with family and friends, and traveling," Rinehart said.

Younger learners also enjoy the enrichment of online summer school courses. Amelia, a six-year-old who attends Kindergarten at a traditional public school, will be returning to Pearson Online Academy's online program this summer to take a Spanish course. Watch as Amelia describes her experience with online summer school in this brief video.

All Pearson Online Academy Summer School courses use Connection Education's research-based, award winning curriculum, and are accessible and secure from any location with an Internet connection, so students can learn in their homes or on vacation 24/7.

Pearson Online Academy Summer School enrollment is now open. Parents and students interested in learning more can visit Pearson Online Academy's Summer School program online or call an Admissions Advisor at 877-804-6222.

About Pearson Online Academy
Pearson Online Academy is an accredited, online private school serving students in grades K–12 throughout the United States and abroad. Our parent company, Connections Education, is part of the global learning company Pearson (NYSE:PSO). For more information, visit www.pearsononlineacademy.com.

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