Bill Bush and Jim Siegel of the Columbus Dispatch talk about covering the accountability concerns swirling around full-time online charters in Ohio.
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March 07, 2017
February 22, 2017
The Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and other funders are supporting Rhode Island's efforts to define and research personalized learning in traditional public schools.
February 06, 2017
Three years after inBloom's demise, the ed-tech sector is still struggling to make sense of what went wrong - and how to address persistent data-sharing challenges.
January 06, 2017
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.
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 03, 2016
California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued recommendations, but no new requirements, for ed-tech companies on how to better secure sensitive student information.
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.
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.
June 28, 2016
New technology standards released by ISTE focus on developing students as digital citizens, innovative designers, computational thinkers, and more.