EUFAULA, Alabama – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Alabama Virtual Academy at Eufaula City Schools (ALVA), a full-time online public school is ready to kick off the new school year and offer students across the state an education option designed to help them reach their full potential. ALVA students and teachers will open their laptops for the 2021-2022 school year tomorrow, August 10.
Comprised of state-licensed teachers, ALVA offers a personalized approach to learning and offers a program designed for students who need alternative pathways to education. Despite widespread evidence of a ‘COVID slide’ in learning loss for students in the United States during the pandemic, Stride K12-powered schools like ALVA have reported lower learning loss rates than reported in national studies. And in some cases, students enrolled in Stride K12 schools have experienced learning gains.
“Students come to ALVA for a variety of reasons, including advanced educational opportunities, a bully-free environment, and control over their time to engage in outside activities or medical needs while focusing on academics,” said Melissa Stokke Larson, principal of the ALVA school. . “ALVA gives students the opportunity to receive their education in a supportive environment and at a pace that matches their learning style.”
Many families approach the new school year with cautious optimism. Families have realized during the pandemic that virtual learning is a safe alternative that allows them to focus on their child’s future. According to a recent survey from Stride, Inc., 91% of parents agree that it is important for their children to have multiple school options, including full-time online or a hybrid model that mixes online and online learning. no one. And nearly two-thirds of parents would consider a full-time online public school after their virtual education experience related to the 2020 pandemic.
To learn more about ALVA and how to enroll, visit alva.k12.com or download the Stride K12 mobile app for iOS and Android devices – where families can enroll, prepare for the first day of school and track student academic progress throughout the school year.
About schools in the city of Eufaula
Founded in 1872, Eufaula City Schools is Alabama’s oldest school district and the heart of this beautiful city in Southeast Alabama. Eufaula City Schools is a progressive district offering many academic, enrichment and technical opportunities for students and teachers while maintaining the values and traditions of the best in public schools. For more information on Eufaula City Schools, visit https://www.eufaulacityschools.org, and for specific information on Alabama Virtual Academy, visit alva.k12.com.