Learn About Your Best Options
We know that parents continue to face difficult decisions about reopening plans for schools. You might be wondering if it’s safe for kids to return to school with the Delta variant on the rise. Or, whether remote learning options might be a better choice. Maybe you’d like to learn about the advantages of online learning. We want you to know that you’re not alone. We’re here to help you navigate a rapidly evolving situation with safe, stable educational choices.
The Results Are In
Many parents are concerned about the rising health concerns related to COVID-19 and feel uncertain about their children’s education in the coming year.
While most of the nation saw declines in student reading and math scores over the course of the pandemic, a new study shows that K12-powered students stayed on track or made academic gains.
A recent study compared the online learning experience of students enrolled in brick-and-mortar schools that transitioned to online learning to the experience of students who were already enrolled in virtual schools when the pandemic began.
I’m concerned about the coronavirus outbreak and protecting my child from exposure. Does K12 offer home-based virtual school options in my state?
Use our school finder and discover the K12-powered public or private school that is best suited for your child’s needs. Simply enter your zip code or state and click GO! for a list of the available options in your area.
Does K12 offer solutions or consulting services to help districts with disaster preparedness such as the situation with COVID-19?
Yes. K12’s technology and online curriculum have provided a critical educational refuge for students following natural disasters such as hurricanes. And we stand prepared to help in the pandemic. There are several options available for school districts who wish to help their teachers leverage the K12 platform. And K12 can help you design disaster preparedness programs. Call us today at 855.593.7280 or visit K12 Learning Solutions.
Are there any mask rules or mandates in K12-powered schools?
There are no mask mandates for K12-powered schools but check local area regulations for information about in-person events.
Will my child need a COVID vaccine?
K12-powered schools follow the same state-specific rules and guidelines pertaining to vaccinations as other public schools in their states. To inquire about your state's vaccination requirements, check with your State Health Department.
How will my child interact with peers and make friends?
Online schools powered by K12 offer opportunities for students in all grades to engage with peers throughout the nation on topics of mutual interest. Learn more about the clubs, field trips, competitions, camps, and workshops that give students the chance to explore their passions and develop meaningful connections with their peers.
Is a K12-Powered Online School Right for My Child?
Hear What Other Families Have to Say!
Online school boosts this student’s confidence and ability to learn.
Four parents talk about avoiding the COVID Slide and how online learning helped.
Discover three reasons why families love online learning.
“What about socialization?” is often the first question asked when enrolling in an online school. In this episode, experienced learning coach Allison Miller takes socialization head-on with explanations and opportunities to explore within the K12 community.
Many schools were forced to hastily transition to online learning in late March 2020. The Empire Center for Public Policy saw this rush to educate online as an opportunity for study. Discover what their research uncovered about the online learning experience of students enrolled in traditional schools.
Mental health is especially important during times of crisis. In this podcast, tune in to hear Dr. Matt Larsen, DO, a psychiatric specialist in the mental health of teens and children. See the three things he recommends to maintain good mental health for the family, and much more.
Planners and Activities
Outlining a daily schedule like the one below can go a long way toward easing anxieties and giving your kids the structure that they crave. Print this planner to customize one for your family.
Capture the moments, memories, and impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
As COVID-19 continues to spread, high schools and colleges around the world are closing, and students are staying home.
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