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Accredited Online School Programs

The Importance of Accreditation

Finding a Quality Education Experience

When it comes to choosing the right school for your student, there are a lot of factors you should consider: academic excellence, holistic support, and flexibility are just a few. Another essential factor should be accreditation.

Being able to achieve and maintain proper accreditation ensures that a school is providing a quality education that can be reciprocated with other schools. Accreditation also validates the value of our education to other accredited educational institutions.

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Our Accreditation

Connections Academy® is a division of Connections Education®, which is accredited by Cognia, formerly AdvancED. Cognia offers accreditation and certification, assessment, professional learning, and improvement services to institutions and other education providers. As a global nonprofit working in over 80 countries, Cognia serves 36,000 institutions, nearly 25 million students, and 5 million educators every day.

Many of the Connections Academy–supported schools are also accredited by one or more of six regional accrediting organizations for higher-education institutions, recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. New schools typically begin the accreditation process after operating for a full year.

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Connections Academy students are only able to attend locally accredited Connections Academy schools in their state of residence.

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