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Online School is Back in Session at Hill House Passport Academy Charter School on September 4

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Students Start 2018-2019 School Year at Blended Public Charter School

Hill
House Passport Academy Charter School
(HHPACS), a tuition-free
public high school for under-credited students, will begin the 2018-2019
school year on September 4. HHPACS offers a blended learning environment
combining online and in-person instruction, in order to provide
Pennsylvania students with an opportunity to earn a high school diploma.

"Hill House Passport Academy is proud to offer our students a pathway to
get their education – and their futures – back on track," said Principal
Bo Jackson. "Learning is truly personal, and our blended model allows us
to support each student in achieving their academic goals, regardless of
the challenges they've faced."

HHPACS's blend of online and face-to-face instruction allows students to
work towards high school graduation, while balancing other demands such
as jobs, internships and family responsibilities. In a unique learning
model, students are required to attend daily, 3-hour class sessions at
the school's Pittsburgh campus in the mornings or afternoons, and
complete two and a half hours of daily online independent study.

Pennsylvania-licensed teachers lead courses in the core subjects of
English language arts, math, science and history, as well as a host of
electives including computer programming, digital arts, world languages
and more. HHPACS's small class sizes, combined with the online learning
platform, are designed to provide each student with a personalized
learning experience that meets their needs and supports their academic
and personal goals.

In addition to the rigorous curriculum, students are provided with
numerous resources and staff support. For those who need it, HHPACS
offers career and college counseling, mentoring, social service
referrals, personal finance counseling and internship opportunities.

Students are encouraged to work collaboratively with their peers on
coursework, and the school organizes social and educational outings
throughout the year to foster a sense of community. Graduating seniors
are celebrated each spring with an in-person commencement ceremony, and
HHPACS alumni go on to secure jobs and attend two- and four-year
colleges and universities throughout Pennsylvania and beyond.

HHPACS is still accepting enrollment applications for the 2018-2019
school year for students who are under 21 years of age and have
previously withdrawn from high school. While first preference in
enrollment is given to students residing in Pittsburgh, all Pennsylvania
students under age 21 who qualify for high school and are able to attend
the required in-person sessions in Pittsburgh are eligible for admission.

To learn more about enrollment, and to find a schedule of upcoming
information sessions and school events, visit hhpa.k12.com
or download the K12
enrollment app
for iOS and Android devices.

About Hill House Passport Academy Charter School

Hill House Passport Academy Charter School (HHPACS) is an accredited,
tuition-free Pittsburgh public charter school for under-credited
students. Through HHPACS, students have access to 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 HHPACS, visit hhpa.k12.com.

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