"There's a cost to going online," found researchers who compared the performance of high-performing North Carolina 8th graders in online vs. traditional Algebra 1 classes.
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July 20, 2016
July 13, 2016
By enrolling home-schooled students in online courses, Kentucky districts hope to increase their per-pupil funding from the state.
July 11, 2016
The 15,000-student Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow warned it may be forced to close if its funding is adjusted to reflect actual student login times.
July 06, 2016
A new report on enrollment and course-passage patterns at the Montana Digital Academy is the latest look by researchers at the effectiveness of online credit recovery.
June 03, 2016
A top official at Edgenuity testified that his organization paid Alabama's House Speaker $7,500 a month to connect him with legislative leaders around the country.
June 02, 2016
The Pennsylvania Department of Education is reviewing the operations, finances, and child-accounting practices of the troubled 8,500-student Agora Cyber Charter School.
April 20, 2016
Roughly 300,000 students are enrolled in virtual and blended schools, but proficiency rates and graduation rates lag well behind traditional schools, according to the NEPC.
April 08, 2016
Chicago 9th graders who took a face-to-face version of an Algebra I credit-recovery course had better short-term outcomes than those who took the course online, study says.
March 18, 2016
New subsidies for home-broadband access and more public Wi-Fi are among the strategies Democratic Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel wants to see the FCC adopt.
February 27, 2016
Some say blockchain technology, a data transmission system currently used in the financial sector, could be a useful system for sharing student academic information digitally.