New Mexico Connections received two years of F grades on the state's accountability system and failed to live up its potential, the state's chief school official says.
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April 12, 2018
September 29, 2017
Hoosier Academies Virtual's board voted this week not to re-up the school's charter contrac, because it didn't believe the school could make a successful case for renewal.
September 13, 2017
The legal fight over attendance numbers and $60 million in public money between the state of Ohio and the school, known as the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, has been steadily rising through the lower courts over the past year.
February 16, 2017
With legislative sessions now underway in many states, there's not much action so far around virtual charter schools—either in pushes to expand them or efforts to regulate them more.
October 07, 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.
June 16, 2016
A new report outlines the challenges facing the online-only schools and offers recommendations to hold their authorizers accountable for student performance and financial decisions.
April 21, 2016
An annual report shows that even though academic performance in virtual schools is weaker than that of traditional brick-and-mortar schools, enrollment in the sector is growing.
February 04, 2016
Denver is the first large school district to receive an A grade from the Brookings Institution's annual Education Choice and Competition Index.
October 27, 2015
Students in cyber charters make dramatically less academic progress than their counterparts in regular schools, according to a sweeping new series of reports.
July 21, 2015
Regulations for home schoolers vary widely across the country, according to a report from the Education Commission of the States.