A total of 501 full-time virtual schools now enroll more than 297,000 students, 79 percent of whom are in charters, according to the National Education Policy Center.
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May 31, 2019
April 07, 2019
With statewide enrollments, full-time online charters could upend public education's pattern of racial segregation. But would that be a good thing?
August 22, 2018
Ohio is seeking to recoup millions of dollars in funds from now-defunct online charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.
July 26, 2018
Nicholas Trombetta had plead guilty to tax fraud after siphoning off millions from the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.
July 20, 2018
New research examines the motivations and performance of the 70,000 students enrolled in Connections Academy's full-time online schools.
July 10, 2018
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.
March 12, 2018
The personal information of more than 368,000 students and 1,800 teachers was compromised, the country's largest state-run virtual school said.
February 28, 2018
Following an internal probe, Richard Mestas resigned as CEO of the 3,800-student GOAL Academy, the subject of a 2016 Education Week investigation.
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 03, 2018
Ohio's highest court will hear arguments in February over the state's efforts to recover more than $60 million in funding to Ohio's largest online charter.