Coronavirus School Closing Solutions and Alternatives
With school closures happening across the country, K12 is committed to doing our part to keep students on track academically. As an education company with decades of experience providing online learning, we're in a unique position to offer assistance. As you look over these offerings, we hope you'll find helpful resources and solutions that will work for your family.
Message from Our CEO
K12’s mission is to help students reach their full potential through inspired teaching and personalized learning. As the global COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the lives and livelihoods of billions of people around the world, with schools closing their doors – potentially for months – that mission is more important than ever...
Free Learning Programs
K12 Digital Literary Solutions
High-interest literature is critical to sparking a student’s love for reading, especially in the formative years. With Big Universe, you can access 17,000+ leveled eBooks and balanced literacy tools available 24/7 on any device. This interactive program has engaging reading practice opportunities, such as read alouds, guided reading, interactive writing, writing workshops, and reading workshops.
Your child can explore high-demand career fields with an online course in business, healthcare, or IT. These courses begin June 24, 2020, and must be completed by July 22, 2020, to receive 0.5 high school elective credit. Students can also participate in two, 2-week boot camps where they'll learn to code and get to take part in an eSports tournament. Boot camps run June 15–June 27, 2020, and July 6–July 17, 2020.
Personalized, Digital Game-Based Learning (Coming Soon!)
Stride is an online, adaptive game-based learning platform for math, reading, language arts, and science that is accessible 24/7 on tablets, PCs, and Macs. Stride delivers video games as a reward for completing academic tasks, so students are motivated to practice skills throughout the summer and better prepare themselves for a new school year in the fall!
School District Solutions (Try It Free for 30 Days)
K12 offers innovative digital curriculum, technology, instruction, and support directly to school districts. Explore our online options – complimentary for at least 30 days – and get your students up and running quickly.
Online education is new for many families and schools right now. We’ve been providing online learning for a long time, and we want to help. Here are some tips as you transition to a virtual classroom.
WATCH FEATURED WEBINAR: Join us for a conversation with Jeanna Pignatiello, K12’s Chief Academic Officer
A principal from an actual virtual academy says it’s going to take some work, but it can get done. Katie Poindexter, from Virginia Virtual Academy powered by K12, is sharing some tips on how parents can help ensure that their student’s education doesn’t stop simply because they’re [...]
Tuition-Free Public Schools in Your Area
This tuition-free option meets your K–12 student where they are and helps them get where they want to be. Find a K12-powered school near you.
The Keystone School
To help those affected by COVID-19, The Keystone School is offering 50% off courses, now through May 31, 2020.
Adult Learner Solutions
For adults looking to upskill or reskill in software engineering or data science, K12 has teamed with Galvanize to offer these tuition-free classes and webinars:
Connect with Employers
Tallo is a web-based networking platform where students ages 13 and older can connect with employers and colleges across the country for job and scholarship opportunities.