SOURCE: Educational Options, Inc.

Educational Options, Inc.

March 02, 2011 16:33 ET

Blue Ridge International Academy™ Becomes EdOptions Online Academy™

FALLS CHURCH, VA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2011) - EdOptions, an award-winning, online educational technology company, is rebranding its virtual secondary school division from Blue Ridge International Academy to EdOptions Online Academy. The Academy will continue to provide online middle- and high school curriculum with certified teacher support, along with some new educational solutions for students and schools. 

EdOptions Online Academy has doubled the number of honors courses in its catalog and now offers 17 high school honors courses. Honors courses parallel the regular course content, but are more challenging, and contain additional assignments. Students enrolled in honors courses utilize higher-level thinking skills and apply what they learn through more rigorous assignments. 

The Academy is also newly offering assessments that may be purchased separately to determine a student's mastery level for any course. Remediation classes are available for students to spend additional time learning any material they did not master on the assessment. In remediation classes, students work through the lessons and submissions on their prescriptive study path to earn credit for the course. 

In addition to a new name and new educational solutions, EdOptions Online Academy has a new Director, Scott Lobdell. As the former Assistant Director of Blue Ridge International Academy, Mr. Lobdell has helped manage the development and operation of the Academy for several years and has 17 years of prior experience as an educator in Palm Beach County, Florida.

Information about all that EdOptions Online Academy has to offer is available at the new website, "We are very excited to provide more solutions to meet the needs of an even wider range of students and schools. Our new website will be the perfect venue for current and potential partners to stay up-to-date on all of the new developments at EdOptions Online Academy." 
-- Scott Lobdell, Director, EdOptions Online Academy

About Educational Options, Inc.
EdOptions is an award-winning education technology firm located in Falls Church, Virginia. Its premier product, Stars Suite® has served more than one million students nationwide and features 49 middle school and high school courses as well as Web-based solutions for state test preparation, high school preparation, and GED® study. EdOptions Online Academy, the virtual school division of EdOptions, is a fully accredited online high school designed to support both public and non-traditional educational institutions with rigorous curriculum, powerful Web-based technology, and certified-teacher support. 

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