93 seniors from all across the state of Louisiana will be graduating from Louisiana Connections Academy’s Class of 2014. Louisiana Connections Academy, the state’s first free virtual K-12 charter school, is still accepting applications for enrollment for the 2014-15 school year and will be conducting online information sessions for prospective parents and students throughout the next months. Parents can visit www.LouisianaConnectionsAcademy.com for more information.
Max Daigh, manager of School Performance for the Louisiana Department of Education, will be the ceremony’s guest speaker. Awards and presentations of scholarships will also be handed out.
Louisiana Connections Academy is the state’s leading provider of high-quality, free public virtual charter schooling for grades K through 12. Louisiana Connections Academy offers a superior, personalized education for students, offered by Louisiana certified teachers, with the freedom and flexibility of an online education that meets the state’s standards. As an online charter school, students access their lessons anytime, anywhere as long as they have the technology, tools and support of their family. Accountability for meeting high academic student performance is monitored by the non-profit charter board, Friends of Louisiana Connections Academy, Wade Henderson, President. The charter school is authorized by the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to accept students from any parish in the state. 1200 students attended for the 2012-2013 school year. School officials expanded the school curriculum to include tutoring, summer school, dual enrollment programs and high quality electives, such as e-learning courses at Juilliard. The school is headquartered in Baton Rouge at 8281 Goodwood Blvd., Ste J, (225) 372-8389. Student field trips, graduation ceremonies, parent-to-parent events and school information sessions are regularly scheduled and promoted at the school website.