While state-run virtual programs continue to grow, major gaps exist in the availability of online resources among urban, suburban, and small schools.
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November 04, 2014
September 19, 2014
The Florida Supreme Court's decision means that the federal lawsuit by Florida Virtual School against K12's Florida Virtual Academy can continue.
September 12, 2014
The board of Pennsylvania's Agora Cyber Charter School has decided to bring management in-house and change technology vendors for parts of its contract with K12 Inc.
May 05, 2014
The largest for-profit provider of online education for students in K-12 schools posted financial gains in the third quarter, rebounding from previous setbacks.
April 23, 2014
Student-athletes attending two dozen virtual schools operated by K12 Inc. will not receive eligibility for their coursework from the NCAA in 2014-15.
March 17, 2014
Some Maine residents and lawmakers are worried about the implications of Pearson's involvement, through Connections Education LLC, in the state's first virtual charter school.
October 21, 2013
The most popular courses offered by 'MOOC' provider Coursera in China include classes on modeling, finance, machine learning, and math.
July 30, 2013
Rosetta Stone's acquisition of Lexia Learning Systems, Inc., for $22.5 million marks another move for the provider of language products into the educational-technology market.
July 16, 2013
Blackboard plans to give K-12 schools access to a platform to create "MOOCs," while Amplify will launch its first MOOC, focused on AP Computer Science.
April 25, 2013
The Florida education department reports that the online company K12 Inc. used teachers lacking subject-matter expertise and gave inaccurate information about teacher assignments.