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Great Basin Virtual Academy Welcomes Students for 2018-19 School Year

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Students Return to Online Public School on August 27

Students at Great
Basin Virtual Academy
(GBVA), a full-time online public school
program authorized by the White Pine County School District, begin their
2018-19 school year on August 27, simply by turning on their computer.
GBVA is a public school at home option available to students in
kindergarten through eighth grade across the state of Nevada.

GBVA provides families and students an alternative to traditional
brick-and-mortar education. Students enroll in online school for a
variety of reasons, including advanced learning, a bullying-free
environment and the ability to balance their education with
extracurricular pursuits or medical needs. Combining innovative
technology with a rigorous and engaging curriculum led by state-licensed
teachers, GBVA offers each student a personalized learning experience
tailored to fit his or her needs.

Through live and recorded class sessions that are accessed online,
students and teachers can engage and interact as if they were sitting in
a traditional classroom. Students also complete schoolwork using
hands-on educational materials that are shipped to their homes.

"Great Basin Virtual Academy gives Nevada students the chance to learn
in the ways that are right for them," said Danny Diamond, head of school
at GBVA. "We are proud to provide Nevada families with a personalized
education option that taps into each student's unique needs, talents and
goals."

Students across all grade levels take a full course load across the core
subjects of English/language arts, math, science and history, as well as
world languages, art and music. GBVA's dedicated teachers facilitate
lessons during live, interactive classes, and interact with students and
families via phone, email, web-based classrooms and online discussions,
building close partnerships with parents and students to support
academic success. The online platform enables students to enjoy a safe
learning environment while connecting with classmates and teachers from
across the state.

Throughout the school year, GBVA builds a sense of community through
in-person field trips, social outings and service learning
opportunities. Virtual clubs and student organizations also allow
students to further explore their interests together in the online
setting.

GBVA is still accepting enrollments for the fall. Interested families
are encouraged to attend online and in-person information sessions
hosted by the school. To learn more, visit gbva.k12.com
or download the K12
enrollment app
for iOS and Android devices.

About Great Basin Virtual Academy

Great Basin Virtual Academy (GBVA) is an online public school program
authorized by the White Pine School District that serves students in
kindergarten through eighth grade throughout the state of Nevada. As
part of the Nevada public school system, GBVA is tuition-free, providing
parents and families the choice to access the curriculum provided by K12
Inc. (NYSE:LRN), the nation's leading provider of K-12 proprietary
curriculum and online education programs. For more information about
GBVA, visit http://gbva.k12.com.

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