Louisiana Connections Academy still has open seats for K-12 but families should enroll this week


          Louisiana Connections Academy, a free public virtual charter school open to students from every parish of the state, has openings for students in all grades, K-12, but families are encouraged to enroll this week since the first day of classes is Monday, August 11.

          “If your child is not happy with their school assignment or if virtual schooling would help your student excel in the 2014-2015 school year, we would be happy to accommodate your child at our public school. Space is limited, so contact us now,” said Student Outreach Coordinator Shelly Centanni. “Please visit our online events page and register for one of our upcoming events to learn more about Louisiana Connections Academy.”

              Information sessions are scheduled throughout the state and online. To find the session nearest you or most convenient for your schedule, go to www.LouisianaConnectionsAcademy.com or call the school at (225) 372-8389.

          LACA is a K-12 school where all instruction and classes occur online. Approximately 1200 students were enrolled in the free public school last academic year.



 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.



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Marketing/Parent Outreach Coordinator Shelly Centanni (225) 567-3294