ABOUT THE SITE:
Connections Academy is a Baltimore-based division of Connections Education, LLC, which is owned by the UK-based, publicly traded Pearson PLC. The company offers online school for students in grades K-12. The online courses are an alternative to traditional public schools. Similar to charter schools, they are subsidized by the state. They also offer tuition-based online private schools internationally. Although they contract with many non-profit schools, they are not a non-profit organization.
INSTITUTION: Baltimore-based division of Connections Education
COURSES: Course for grade Kindergarten to 12
FEE: The program is free, including all of the books and curriculum.
The only costs are the optional field trips, which are organized by your school’s community coordinators and staff, and the replenishment of some school supplies, such as printer cartridges.
WEBSITE LINK: http://www.connectionsacademy.com/
BENEFITS: Free online KG-12 curriculum for homeschoolers and other children in non-traditional classroom settings.