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Michigan Virtual Charter Academy Kicks Off the 2018-2019 School Year on September 4

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Online Public Charter School Offers Extracurricular STEM Opportunities

Students and teachers at Michigan
Virtual Charter Academy
(MVCA) will start the 2018-2019 school year
on September 4, simply by turning on their computers. A full-time,
online public charter school authorized by Grand Valley State
University, MVCA provides a tuition-free public education for students
in grades K-12 across the state.

"MVCA's motto is ‘Login, Learn, Lead, Leave a Legacy,'" said Head of
School Randy Rodriguez. "We are excited to serve our students with the
power of an online platform driven by our dedicated staff, and we are
committed to developing a positive learning environment to support each
student's success."

Combining innovative technology with a rigorous curriculum led by
Michigan-licensed teachers, MVCA provides each student with a
personalized learning experience. Students take a full course load in
the core subjects of math, science, language arts and history, as well
as electives, honors and Advanced Placement® courses in high school.

Through the school's partnership with the Detroit
Area Pre-College Engineering Program
(DAPCEP), students in grades
3-12 can choose from a variety of STEM-related workshops offered at
Lawrenceville Technological University in Southfield. Participating
students engage in hands-on activities exploring such topics as physics,
energy and biology.

MVCA students can also take advantage of K12's new partnership with STEM
Premier
, a collaborative, relationship-building platform connecting
students with career pathways, jobs, colleges, trade schools and
scholarship opportunities. Students create online portfolios
highlighting career interests, academic achievements, extracurricular
activities and certifications. The platform allows STEM Premier member
organizations to recruit for skilled talent.

Throughout the year, MVCA builds a sense of community through in-person
field trips, community service opportunities and social outings, and
celebrates graduating seniors with an in-person commencement ceremony in
the spring. Virtual clubs and organizations also allow students to
further explore shared interests together in the online setting.

MVCA is still accepting enrollment applications for limited openings for
the 2018-2019 school year. Families are encouraged to attend an online
or in-person information session hosted by the school. To learn more
about enrollment and for a schedule of upcoming events visit mvca.k12.com
or download the K12
enrollment app
for iOS and Android devices.

About Michigan Virtual Charter Academy

Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA) is a full-time online public
charter school authorized by Grand Valley State University that serves
students in grades K through 12. As part of the Michigan public school
system, MVCA is tuition-free, giving families the choice to access the
curriculum and tools provided by K12 Inc. (NYSE:LRN), the nation's
leading provider of proprietary K-12 curriculum and online education
programs. Students use web-based lessons and hands-on instructional
materials that are shipped to their home. For more information about
MVCA, visit mvca.k12.com.

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