New research examines the motivations and performance of the 70,000 students enrolled in Connections Academy's full-time online schools.
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July 20, 2018
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.
December 15, 2017
An update to Education Week's award-winning interactive map highlights fresh troubles with cyber charters in California, Indiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Washington state.
November 02, 2017
Indiana Virtual School only graduated 61 of its 900 seniors this past school year and received an F rating for the second year in a row.
August 31, 2017
Wisconsin law mandates an open-enrollment window, but districts have leeway in handling student applications to virtual schools at other times.
June 21, 2017
Research on the effectiveness of online courses for K-12 students remains limited, but here are 10 of the best studies available.