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K12 Inc. Releases 24 New AP® Exam Prep Apps for Mobile Devices

Comprehensive apps help students and teachers prepare for upcoming AP® tests with integrated review and practice tools

HERNDON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leading provider of online learning solutions for grades K through 12, has more than doubled its mobile product catalog with the addition of 24 new AP® Exam Prep apps.

K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a technology-based education company, is America's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online education programs for students in kindergarten through high school. Founded in 2000, K12 has provided over 2 million courses to students worldwide. K12 offers its curriculum and academic services to public and private online schools...

AP® Exam Prep Apps are the most comprehensive apps available on tablets today for students preparing for AP® exams. Specifically designed to be used on 7" or 10" devices like iPads, Kindle Fires, Google or Samsung tablets, the apps are available for 12 popular AP subjects and provide an intuitive, highly organized topic-by-topic review of every concept on the AP-approved course outline. These are the only AP prep modules available that prepare students for all parts of the AP exam, including multiple choice questions, free response short answers, and long scored essays.

"AP courses are a great way to get a jump on college," says David Pelizzari, Vice President of Content and Curriculum at K12. "But preparing for the actual exams can be a challenge for a lot of students. It's a tremendous amount of content to review. We've got a lot of experience in the delivery of online educational content –including online AP courses themselves – so moving test prep to mobile devices is a natural next step. The goal was to create tools that are intuitive, powerful and affordable."

Each AP® Exam Prep App includes far more than just sample tests and questions. Each are a comprehensive exam prep tool that helps students study the full AP syllabus, then practice all parts of the AP exam. Designed specifically to help students identify gaps in knowledge, the apps automatically create a personalized study plan based on responses to practice questions and simulated tests, so students have time to focus on weak areas prior to taking the exam. In the Biology and World History apps, an embedded eBook provides ready reference to the entire AP course outline along with keywords and additional study questions. A complete list of the available apps includes:

  • AP Exam Prep Biology
  • AP Exam Prep Calculus AB
  • AP Exam Prep Calculus BC
  • AP Exam Prep English Language and Composition
  • AP Exam Prep English Literature and Composition
  • AP Exam Prep Environmental Science
  • AP Exam Prep European History
  • AP Exam Prep Psychology
  • AP Exam Prep Statistics
  • AP Exam Prep U.S. Government and Politics
  • AP Exam Prep U.S. History
  • AP Exam Prep World History

Full-function "Lite" versions of all 12 AP Exam Prep apps can be downloaded for free from iTunes, GooglePlay and the Amazon AppStore.  A one-time in-app purchase of $9.99 – 11.99 will unlock the full content. Teachers and administrators can also take advantage of the 50% discount available for schools through the Apple Volume Purchase Program, where a paid "Full" version of the app is available.

 The AP® Exam Prep apps join a portfolio of 24 mobile apps, 19 online AP courses and more than 550 other online courses and titles available from K12 Inc., an education company best known for providing individualized learning solutions to online and blended public and private schools, as well as direct-to-consumer online courses. K12 Inc. curriculum and programs have been recipients of a wide variety of awards, including Parents' Choice Award, Association of Education Publishers Golden Lamp Award and Association of Educational Publishers Distinguished Achievement Award. K12 mobile apps have been downloaded over 1 million times by students and teachers around the world.

About K12 Inc.
K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a company of educators, is leading the transformation to individualized learning as the nation's foremost provider of technology-powered proprietary online solutions for students in pre-kindergarten through high school.  K12 has partnered with over 2,000 schools and school districts and has delivered more than four million courses over the past decade. With the nation's largest network of K-12 online school teachers, K12 provides curricula, academic services, and learning solutions to public schools and districts, traditional classrooms, blended school programs, and directly to families. More information can be found at K12.com.

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