Resource: Connections Academy
Website: Connections Academy
URL: http://www.connectionsacademy.com/free-online-public-school.aspx
Description: Based in Baltimore, Connections Academy provides a new form of free public school that K-12 students attend from home or another location outside a traditional classroom. This is a unique program that combines the strong parental involvement of homeschooling, expertise and accountability, and a flexible learning environment. Connections Academy provides tools and support for students to learn in the non-classroom setting. They currently operate schools in many states.

Comments: Contributed by: Parent on 6/6/2007
This was our first year with CCA and my son and I are very pleased with the school. Being gifted and learning disabled, my son was able to move at his own pace and recieved much needed accomodations which our district school would not consider since his weakest areas were in the average range. He was able to start math the next grade up and move as quickly as he wanted. The school truly seemed to know more about gifted AND learning disabled kids, than our local school.

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