A new report outlines the communication methods and policies in place at virtual schools across the country.
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September 09, 2009
September 01, 2009
The research on the efficacy of online learning is growing as the medium becomes increasingly popular among students seeking academic enrichment or credit recovery.
August 06, 2009
A new report outlines the variety of state policies surrounding online learning and gives suggestions on how those policies could be changed to better support an online learning environment.
July 15, 2009
A new series of Webinars from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning provides a how-to on building virtual school programs.
July 09, 2009
You may remember a year or so back in Chicago, there was talk of opening a brick-and-mortar school that would specifically be designed for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or questioning students. Those plans never came to fruition, but it looks like the concept has moved instead to the online a...
June 26, 2009
A new federal report concluded that "blended learning" is somewhat more effective than strictly face-to-face or online programs alone, but K-12 studies on the topic are lacking.
June 19, 2009
The Bethesda, Md.-based Holton-Arms School, a private college preparatory school for girls in grades 3-12, announced today that it, along with a consortium of other all-girls schools such as the Laurel School in Cleveland, the Westover School in Middlebury, Conn., and Harpeth Hall School in Nashvill...
June 09, 2009
According to this AP article, there's trouble brewing in Indiana for virtual school advocates. Virtual school supporters scored a victory when Gov. Mitch Daniels, a Republican, included $7 million in his two-year budget proposal to create a state-led online education program and help fund pre-existi...
June 05, 2009
From what I know about Jim Burke, he isn't the type to worry about his relevance as an English teacher. Burke, the founder of the English Companion Web site, Ning, and a long-running listserv, as well as the author of a bunch of books about teaching, has had a huge influence on thousands of his coll...
June 04, 2009
Online dual credit programs are certainly proving popular with North Carolina students. In just two years, the number of high school students who registered for online college-credit courses was up to more than 5,400 in 2009, compared with about 1,400 in 2007, according to state officials. The Lear...