New Findings in Online Learning to be Unveiled at National Dropout Prevention Network Conference

K12 Inc. to Present Three Sessions at Annual Event Geared
Toward Increasing Graduation Rates –

DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October is National
Dropout Prevention Month
and K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a
technology-based education company and leading provider of proprietary
curriculum and online school programs for students in pre-K through high
school, today announced it will sponsor three sessions at the National
Dropout Prevention Network Conference
. Thousands are expected at the
annual event, which takes place October 2 through 5, at the Detroit
Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Among the presenters:

  • Laurel Barrette, K12’s Director of Program Management, a high
    school dropout herself with a highly-compelling personal story

    will present a session entitled “What We’ve Learned Using Integrated
    Student Supports and Data to Drive Student and Family Reengagement in
    the Virtual School Setting.”
  • Early King, K12’s Sr. Director of Blended Schools, will present a
    session entitled “Leveraging a Village for Out-of-School Students
    Using Community Supports at Hill House Passport Academy.”
  • Finally, a session entitled “Delivering Results: Improving Academic
    Outcomes with High Risk Students through Blended Learning” will be led
    by John Watson, CEO of the Evergreen Education Group, which focuses on
    the digital education market.

All presenters, as well as students, teachers and parents from K12’s
three Michigan partner schools, are available for media interviews about
how online learning supports improvement in the dropout crisis that
plagues our Nation’s schools. If you wish to schedule an interview,
please contact Donna Savarese, K12’s Director of Corporate

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 award winning
curriculum serves over 2,000 schools and school districts and has
delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. K12 is a
company of educators with the nation’s largest network of K-12 online
school teachers, providing instruction, academic services, and learning
solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms,
blended school programs, and directly to families. The K12 program
is offered through K12 partner public schools in 33
states and the District of Columbia, and through private schools serving
students in all 50 states and more than 100 countries. More information
can be found at


K12 Inc.
Donna Savarese
Director of Corporate Communications

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