iNACOL issued recommendations for evaluating students' progress toward their academic goals in virtual learning programs at its conference Tuesday.
The Web-equipped cell phones are now the most commonly owned handheld devices among students in grades 9-12, according to survey data.
The blended learning expert also reinforced his prediction that blended learning would ultimately have more impact than fully online learning.
The agency is releasing 100,000 unique E-Rate service requests and roughly 1.4 million records describing requests schools and libraries had approved.
For about a day last week, residents there who wanted to take part in massively open online courses, or MOOCs, were told that it was illegal.
The "Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning" report includes a 24-page resource advising people launching their own online or blended programs.
A new law would reduce the charges for texting sexually explicit images.
The main divide is over the future of E-Rate as a funding source for internal infrastructure and maintenance projects.
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K-12 open education advocates face many of the same challenges as those in postsecondary institutions.