The mid-year closure of Ohio's largest full-time online charter school has had far-reaching effects, as seen in a roundup of recent headlines.
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July 10, 2018
May 07, 2018
The state's education secretary says the move will help ensure students' preparedness for the "21st century marketplace."
April 06, 2018
All districts in Wyoming will be required to provide K-12 computer science instruction, and Idaho high schools will offer at least one high school CS course.
March 06, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill intended to prevent internet service providers from blocking or slowing online content in the state.
February 08, 2018
Many advocates say that modeling appropriate behavior with the devices is the way to go, and that a "ban is not a plan."
February 06, 2018
A California district is under fire for allegedly punishing a student who retweeted and liked "inappropriate" content on her personal social-media account.
January 30, 2018
The House education and workforce committee heard from a panel of experts divided over how to balance stronger privacy protections with the desire for better evidence.
January 30, 2018
An Ohio law gives students the right to opt out of Algebra 2 -- a staple of high school math - if they take computer science instead.
January 19, 2018
The 12,000-student Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow has closed its doors following a long battle with state officials over student attendance and funding.
January 02, 2018
Policymakers should redesign accountability systems to transition from a "culture of compliance to one of continuous improvement," a new report argues.