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First New Online School Since 2005 Opening in Ohio
Jul 05, 2013 (09:07 AM EDT)

DAYTON, Ohio, July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Provost Academy is coming to Ohio. A new online public middle school and high school, Provost Academy is managed by EdisonLearning, one of the world's most experienced and effective providers in the education industry, with a proven 20 year track record of producing strong academic results. Provost Academy is currently operating in Colorado, Georgia and South Carolina.

The Ohio Department of Education today granted EdisonLearning a charter to introduce Provost Academy in Ohio beginning in the fall.

"Provost Academy is proud to become the first new online school to be granted a charter since 2005," said David Vasconez, vice president. "Our experience and strength are geared toward a new generation of students and the changing needs of society in terms of education."

Provost is different. With personal attention and flexible scheduling, Provost students can get the tutoring and academic advising they need and access their curriculum 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Provost offers a robust, state-of-the-art curriculum with a strong base in math, science and technology, designed to be engaging, fun and targeted to multiple learning styles.

"Provost Academy offers students flexible learning options that can easily be adapted to fit students' individual needs. Students can learn at the pace and the place they choose," said Vasconez.

Provost offers students the ability to develop a path for success after high school by providing a broad range of courses, like Forensics, Sports Medicine and HTML, not offered at other online schools.

EdisonLearning, Inc. partners with local school boards to operate Provost Academy schools.  By working with EdisonLearning, Provost Academy is backed by one of the largest and most influential education companies in the country, with nearly 20 years of experience and serving more than 400,000 children annually. Our methods are not only research-based, but also proven by years of results in the classroom. Also known as a leader of innovation in education, we ensure that your students benefit from the latest techniques, curriculum, and technology.

SOURCE Provost Academy Ohio