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Combining the best of blended online/on-site learning with a state-of-the-art campus environment, Nexus Academy schools in Ohio and Michigan offer an accredited, tuition-free education for students seeking a more personalized and flexible public school option. Our students attend a physical campus where teachers interact with them both online and on-site, while campus-based teachers and Success Coaches help guide students through a comprehensive online high school curriculum. Nexus Academy was a finalist in the 2013 EdTech Digest “Cool Tool” Awards in the Product or Service Setting a Trend category. Nexus Academy schools are in the Connections Education family, which is part of the global learning company Pearson (NYSE:PSO).

Media Coverage

December 8, 2016
Nexus Academy of Cleveland is helping students explore their career and community interests, reports the Cleveland Patch

November 4, 2016
Students with Nexus Academy of Lansing participate in the White Division Qualifying Round of Quizbusters game showl! Learn more on WKAR

September 23, 2016
Nexus Academy of Cleveland student Zia Durnin stays on track with the blending learning model! Learn more in the Shaker Heights Patch

August 31, 2016
Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids Principal Dan McMinn sits down with WXMI to discuss the school's robot, Roberto, and how it is helping students receive individualized attention and socialize with teachers

June 6, 2016
Nexus Academy of Cleveland recognizes 2016 graduates at the school's 4th annual commencement, reports the Mayfield-Hillcrest Patch

February 17, 2016
In this WOIO segment, Nexus Academy of Cleveland teacher Thomas Fech, Principal Brittiany Sanford and students describe how the school uses a robot to individualize instruction

February 1, 2016
Nexus Academy of Indianapolis students are creating handmade valentines to deliver to the Riley Hospital for Children! Counselor Josh Orndorff discusses the project on WISH-TV

January 12, 2016
Nexus Academy of Lansing student Adelaide Cox uses the flexibility of blended school to pursue a career in catering! Adelaide demonstrates healthy recipes anyone can make at home during this WILX segment

January 2016
Nexus Academy of Cleveland teacher Michael Fraley is honored with the Cleveland Cavaliers' Head of the Class award! Learn more about this honor on

November 28, 2015
Nexus Academy of Lansing students Adelaide Cox, Elida Beeman, Xavier Ates, and Erika Valencia share how the blended high school works best for them in this Getting Smart piece

November 6, 2015
Nexus Academy Thought Leaders join Connections Education to Provide Perspective on Virtual School at International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Conference

August 30, 2015
Nexus Academy of Lansing Principal Charles Carver writes a guest blog post for Getting Smart—"The Role of Success Coaches and Blended Learning in Boosting Learning Independence"

August 25, 2015
WXMI takes a tour of Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids! Principal Dan McMinn discusses the blended school's flexible schedule and how this education option is helping students learn independently, meet teachers and students throughout the globe, and pursue opportunities outside of school

August 21, 2015
Nexus Academy of Grand Rapids Principal Dan McMinn discusses the future of virtual education and how a blended high school can help meet the learning needs of a variety of students, preparing them for college, career and community. Listen to the interview on WOOD-AM