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K12 Inc. and C2 Education Partner to Expand Accessibility to Advanced Placement Courses

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AP Courses Now Available for Students at a Dozen U.S. Tutoring Centers

K12
Inc.
, the leading provider of online curriculum and school programs
for students in pre-K through high school, and C2
Education
, a tutoring, test-preparation, and college admissions
counseling organization operating more than 180 centers, have joined
forces to make Advanced Placement® (AP®) courses accessible to more
students around the nation. This unique partnership makes C2 Education
the first K through 12 tutoring company in the U.S. to leverage K12's
innovative technology platforms to expand its Advanced Placement
offerings.

"This innovative collaboration between online education and brick and
mortar tutoring centers creates a unique blended learning opportunity
that will open doors to a brighter future for a new population of high
school students," said Peter Waller, CEO of C2 Education. "By combining
K12's expertise in providing digital education with C2 Education's
hands-on instructional resources, barriers to rigorous, college-level
classes are removed, offering students important opportunities to gain
the knowledge and skills that colleges and universities value."

High school students benefit significantly from the competitive edge
that Advanced Placement courses deliver. Research
from the College Board
also shows AP students are more likely to
complete their degrees on time, saving the costs of a fifth year of
college, which can range in price from $20,000 to $45,000. Conversely,
of students who don't take AP courses, only 30 percent complete their
college degrees in four years. Many students lack access to AP courses,
either because their schools don't offer them, or because students may
not qualify for the courses at their high school.

"At K12, it is our belief that every student, regardless of geography or
personal circumstance, should have access to an education that maximizes
their academic potential," said K12 Senior Vice President of Private Pay
and International Schools, Russ Roselle. "We're thrilled that
through our K12
International Academy
program, students at C2 Education centers now
have access to AP courses, ensuring they develop a high school record
that sets them apart from their peers during the college admission
process."

Twelve AP courses, including Calculus, Statistics, English Literature
and Biology, are now offered at C2 Education tutoring centers in the
following locations:

  • Dublin, CA
  • Monrovia, CA
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • San Ramon, CA
  • Scripps Ranch, CA
  • Fairfield, CT
  • Avalon - Alpharetta, GA
  • Vernon Hills, IL
  • Germantown, MD
  • Timonium, MD
  • Bridgewater, NJ
  • Scarsdale, NY

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
curriculum serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has
delivered millions of courses over the past decade. K12 provides online
and blended education solutions to charter schools, public school
districts, private schools, and directly to families. The K12 program is
offered through more than 70 partner public schools, 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 K12.com.
To download the enrollment app visit K12.com/app.

About C2 Education

C2 Education (www.C2education.com)
was founded in 1997 by David Kim and Jim Narangajavana, two Harvard
students offering private tutoring programs from their dorm room. Now
one of the nation's leading Tutoring, Test Prep, and College Admissions
Counseling organizations, the company has grown to over 180 centers
nationwide serving 12,000 students and their families each week. C2
utilizes a unique approach that combines individualized instruction,
customized proprietary curriculum, and dedicated education experts to
create a personalized experience that enables students to master their
specific tests and subjects. C2 Education is headquartered in Johns
Creek, Georgia. Follow the company on Facebook at facebook.com/c2educate and
Twitter at twitter.com/C2education.

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