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March 17, 2014

Questions Raised About Pearson as Provider for New Maine Virtual School

Connections Education LLC, a Pearson company, gets Maine's first virtual charter school contract, causing some concern in the state about Pearson's influence.

March 17, 2014

Pearson Faces Scrutiny for Role in Maine's New, Virtual Charter School

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.

March 11, 2013

Political Potshots Keep New Mexico K-12 Chief's Fate Up in the Air

New Mexico K-12 chief Hanna Skandera may go another year without being officially confirmed by the state legislature.

May 16, 2012

Ariz., Mich. Governors Act on Virtual Ed. Bills

Arizona and Michigan governors take very different approaches toward virtual education.

February 27, 2012

Charter School Operators Focus of Several State Laws

In our Feb. 22 issue, I wrote about the increased scrutiny on K12 Inc., a for-profit virtual charter schools operator that's been the subject of damning media reports and studies in recent months. But in the time since that story was published, there have been several examples on the state level tha...

December 13, 2011

Investigation into Virtual School Prompts Concern

A new article in the New York Times takes a scathing look at K12 Inc.'s online schools.

November 10, 2011

Virtual Counseling Features 'Fireside Chats'

Need to offer effective guidance counseling at your virtual school? You might want to take a tip from Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

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