If Gov. Terry McAuliffe's proposal is approved, Virginia would join Florida as the only states mandating that schools offer students a full-time virtual education option.
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December 09, 2016
The Bibb Country district recently hired 10 "virtual teachers" to serve as highly qualified substitutes until permanent in-person replacements can be found.
November 30, 2016
According to a new study, students are ill-equipped to evaluate the origins of online content in their news feeds for bias and reliability.
November 08, 2016
The National WWII Museum in New Orleans and a local public TV station plan to webcast an interactive electronic field trip commemorating the 75th anniversary of the attack.
November 04, 2016
From troubling research to policy trends to videos for the PBS News Hour, Education Week has been exploring the world of cyber charter schools for 15 years.
November 03, 2016
As part of an 8-month investigation of cyber charter schools, Education Week spoke extensively with senior officials from Connections Education, focusing on the company's response to sector-wide challenges with student engagement.
October 18, 2016
More than half of U.S. adults are "relatively hesitant" when it comes to using technology for personal learning, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center.
October 06, 2016
Audits of student login and software-usage records at nine Ohio cyber charters found the schools could not justify the full-time attendance of thousands of students.
September 27, 2016
Attendance and login records show that Ohio's Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow was paid for 9,000 students more than it should have been, according to a state audit.
September 15, 2016
ISTE CEO Brian Lewis is no longer serving as its top executive, and the 17,000-member organization is searching for a permanent replacement.