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Stride, Inc. to Sponsor National Forum on Education Equity on February 3, 2021

On February 3, 2021, Stride, Inc. – formerly K12 Inc. – will host a National Forum on Education Equity . This forum delivers on Stride’s commitment, We Stand Together , which is designed to remove barriers that impact academic equity and to provide high-quality education for anyone—particularly those in underserved communities—as a means to foster economic empowerment and address societal inequities. Part of this commitment includes sponsoring and convening a national forum to promote dialogue and examine ways to enhance and provide access to high-quality educational opportunities for students and families lacking such options in their communities. “There is perhaps no more important challenge to address in our society than the racial and economic disparities that continue to exist within America’s education system,” said Nate Davis, Stride’s CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors. “Achieving real education equity for Black and brown students requires collaboration, courage and

Stride Inc. Second Quarter Fiscal 2021 Earnings Conference Call Details

Stride Inc. (NYSE: LRN) announced today it plans to discuss its second quarter fiscal year 2021 financial results during a conference call scheduled for Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. eastern time (ET). A live webcast of the call will be available at https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/2948484/F4CDE03D7AFE81652B2C24482A4B7C99 . To participate in the live call, investors and analysts should dial (833) 900-1536 (domestic) or (236) 712-2276 (international) at 4:45 pm. (ET). No passcode is required. Please access the website at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call. A replay of the call will be available starting on January 26, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) through February 26, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. (ET) at 1-800-585-8367 (domestic) or 416-621-4642 (international) and entering the conference ID 7723219. A webcast replay will be available at https://event.on24.com/wcc/r/2948484/F4CDE03D7AFE81652B2C24482A4B7C99 for 30 days. About Stride Inc. At Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) – formerly K12 Inc. –

MedCerts Partners with Guild Education to Provide Course Offerings to Fortune 500 Employees

Employees at Fortune 500 companies around the country will have the opportunity to learn new career skills via a partnership announced today between MedCerts , an online training platform for healthcare and IT certifications, and Guild Education , a certified B-Corp on a mission to unlock economic opportunity for America’s workforce through education and upskilling. Guild Education works with universities and other training institutions to give employer partners a way to provide continuing education opportunities to their workforces, which includes more than 3 million working adults nationwide. MedCerts – a Stride company – will bring its healthcare and IT certifications to the Guild Education Learning Marketplace. More than 30 MedCerts programs will be available, such as Medical Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Billing, IT Security and IT Helpdesk Technician, and many of the certifications can be completed in just three months. “Career growth shouldn’t be put on pause because

Nearly 70% of Parents Say Online School Fosters “Active Learning”

Stride, Inc. Offers Blueprint for Successful Online Schooling, Report Shows What’s the secret to a successful online learning experience? According to a report released by EdChoice there are a few, including: 1) access to a technology-rich online platform, 2) experienced online teachers who have access to professional development training, 3) an interactive, standards-aligned curriculum, and 4) rich offline content. These are the ingredients that worked together to help students at online schools supported by Stride, Inc. (NYSE: LRN) “significantly outperform” traditional brick-and-mortar students during the first four months of the pandemic, data shows. For the report, Dr. Ian Kingsbury , an education fellow at the Empire Center for Public Policy, surveyed more than 10,000 parents of children who enrolled in Stride K12-powered schools. The data concludes that Stride K12-powered students “significantly outperformed [traditional] brick-and-mortar school” students in the areas of

College Admissions Teams Brace for Changes as COVID-19 Continues to Weigh on Parents, Prospective Students

Tallo survey of college admissions offices finds vast majority still remain concerned over lack of in-person interactions and continued campus closures, despite “overdue” shift to remote marketing. For college recruiters, the challenges of COVID-19 and the national spotlight on issues of racial inequity have forced many to reevaluate how they attract and interact with potential students and their parents, according to a new survey from Tallo , the nation’s premier online platform for connecting students with opportunities. “For decades, the college recruitment process has hinged on in-person tours and admissions events, and recruitment efforts have had to change dramatically this year to address the challenges posed by COVID-19,” said Casey Welch, CEO and Co-founder of Tallo. “These changes come as no surprise, but they have forced recruiters to reevaluate how to effectively connect with this generation and keep them interested in the possibilities of higher education.” How colleges

Stride, Inc. to Support New Education Options in India with 21K School Collaboration

Program Would Incorporate Four Programs from Stride, Inc.’s Most Prominent Offerings Stride, Inc. (formerly K12 Inc.) (NYSE: LRN), the nation’s leading provider of online and blended education, today announced its partnership with 21K School, India’s first online school that offers personalized and structured education programs for online students at home across the Indian subcontinent. “Stride, Inc. has a proven curriculum designed to help advance the education for learners of all ages, and in all places,” said Scott Durand, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Learning Solutions. “This collaboration with 21K School in India gives Indian students the opportunity to advance their education and get ahead of the competition.” Students in India will partner with both Stride, Inc.’s curriculum, and curriculum specifically from The Keystone School , an accredited private online school for students worldwide, in four core areas, including: Specialized Programs for K-8 students –

Insight PA Using Smart Technology to Help Flatten the Curve

Insight PA Cyber Charter School families will receive Kinsa smart thermometers for early detection and containment of contagious illnesses in the classroom. As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the state, Insight Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School (Insight PA) hopes to stay one step ahead of the curve and help stop the spread of COVID-19 and the flu by keeping kids healthy with the help of Kinsa smart thermometers. As one of the schools accepted into the Kinsa FLUency health program , all Insight PA elementary-age families can receive free Kinsa smart thermometers. The devices will provide families with the ability to see comprehensive, anonymous information on any symptoms and illnesses going around the school. Nearly 200 thermometers have already been ordered, with 122 more on their way to families across the state. All students in grades K-5 can request one from a school nurse. “This school year is unlike any other as our nation continues to grapple with the

A Spotlight on the Future: California Virtual Academies Teaming Up with California Broadcasters Association for New Student-Focused Career Pathways

The California Virtual Academies (CAVA), a tuition-free online school serving over 17,000 students statewide, has entered into an agreement with the California Broadcasters Association (CBA) to prepare high school students for broadcast careers in Multimedia Production and Multimedia Marketing and Business. This collaboration will give current CAVA students access to CBA’s vast statewide network of broadcast professionals through virtual and field-based experiences, and an industry-endorsed curriculum that integrates project-based learning with creative, technical and operational insights of over 1000 radio and TV stations. The program is expected to launch in Spring 2021, and each pathway is initially expected to last three years. “Students will learn about the exciting and dynamic world of digital audio and video,” said CAVA Head of School April Warren. “From story development to on-air news programming, from sales and marketing to engineering and technology, this program will

Kids Bored at Home? Destinations Career Academy Midwinter Mashup Will Get Them Started on a Future Career

Enrollment now open for free virtual career skills winter camp For parents looking to keep their kids’ minds engaged over winter break while keeping an eye on finding the perfect high school job or internship, Destinations Career Academy is offering a solution with its free, virtual Midwinter Mashup career skills camp. The three-day career skills camp will feature virtual experiences to introduce high school students to the essential skills needed for landing an internship or summer job. The skills taught at the camp will also prepare students for their future after graduation — whether they plan to go to college or begin a career. “The modern workplace continues to evolve at a pace faster than our high schools. Preparing for future career success starts now, at younger ages. Completing an internship or part-time job in high school gives students an advantage when building a portfolio, resume, or college application,” said Dr. Shaun McAlmont, President of Career Learning Solutions at

Colorado State Senator Angela Williams to Join the Stride, Inc. Public Affairs Team

Colorado State Senator and former State Representative, Angela Williams, will join the Stride, Inc. (formerly K12 Inc.) Public Affairs team as Senior Director, External Affairs. Williams strengthens an effective team of professionals with a track record of success advancing public policies that empower families with education options and choice. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201202005024/en/ Colorado State Senator Angela Williams to Join the Stride, Inc. Public Affairs Team (Photo: Business Wire) In her role, Williams will be responsible for outreach to policymakers, organizations, businesses, and other influencers to pursue policies that expand education opportunities for students. She will also work alongside the Stride, Inc. national advocacy team to support the schools and education programs served by Stride, along with the company’s other lines of business. Known as a champion for education choice and