Monday, October 03, 2005

Bye Bill


MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- K12 Inc. today announced that William
J. Bennett has resigned as an employee, and as Chairman and member of the
company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. K12 Inc. said the Board
accepted his resignation, thanking him for his contributions to the company.
K12 Inc. said that it has no relationship with, or involvement in, Dr.
Bennett's radio program. The opinions expressed by Dr. Bennett on his radio
program are his and his alone.
Dr. Bennett, in a separate statement said: "I am in the midst of a
political battle based on a coordinated campaign willfully distorting my
views, my record, and my statements. Given the controversy surrounding the
remarks I made on my radio show, I am stepping down from my positions at K12,
so that neither the mission of the company, nor its children, are affected,
distracted, or harmed in any way."