Better information about the poor performance of Pa.'s full-time online charters has lead to an inequitable school-choice marketplace, Penn State researcher Bryan Mann contends.
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April 28, 2017
March 16, 2017
The Regional Education Laboratory Central reviewed studies of 14 online and blended-learning programs used to differentiate instruction.
March 07, 2017
Bill Bush and Jim Siegel of the Columbus Dispatch talk about covering the accountability concerns swirling around full-time online charters in Ohio.
February 16, 2017
A new NYU/RAND study found that Ohio e-schools tend to attract low-performing white students, who often fall quickly behind students in regular schools.
February 01, 2017
In written responses to a key Democratic senator, the nominee for education secretary used those figures to argue that full-time online charter schools are a valuable option for families.
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.
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 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.