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Cascade Virtual Academy Welcomes Students for Inaugural School Year

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Statewide Online Public Charter School to Serve Oregon Students in
Kindergarten Through Eighth Grade

Cascade
Virtual Academy
(CVA), a full-time online public charter school,
begins its inaugural school year on September 4. Authorized by Mitchell
School District, CVA is a public school at home option available
tuition-free to students statewide in kindergarten through eighth grade.

CVA 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 curriculum led by state-certified teachers,
CVA will offer each student a personalized learning experience tailored
to fit his or her needs.

"We are excited to welcome students for our first school year at Cascade
Virtual Academy," said Tim Jalkanen, head of school at CVA. "We are
proud to offer a personalized education which empowers students to learn
in the way that is right for them."

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

Students will study the core subjects of English/language arts, math,
science and history, as well as some electives. CVA's dedicated
state-certified teachers will facilitate lessons during live,
interactive online 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, CVA will build a sense of community through
in-person field trips and social outings. Virtual clubs and student
organizations will also allow students to further explore their
interests together in the online setting.

CVA is currently accepting enrollments for the fall. Interested families
are encouraged to attend online information sessions hosted by the
school. To learn more, visit cva.k12.com
or download the K12
enrollment app
for iOS and Android devices.

About Cascade Virtual Academy

Cascade Virtual Academy (CVA) is an online public charter school
authorized by Mitchell School District that serves students in
kindergarten through eighth grade throughout the state of Oregon. As
part of the Oregon public school system, CVA is tuition-free, giving
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
CVA, visit http://cva.k12.com.

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