The North Carolina Board of Education is required by the state legislature to approve to virtual charter schools this year to open in 2015 as part a four-year pilot program.
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December 18, 2014
November 04, 2014
While state-run virtual programs continue to grow, major gaps exist in the availability of online resources among urban, suburban, and small schools.
September 23, 2014
A federal judge in Florida has ordered an online school that the Federal Trade Commission labeled a "diploma mill" to halt marketing to students.
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.
February 26, 2014
Rocketship Education, which operates a network of blended learning elementary schools, will be opening seven new schools in 2015-16, including two in Washington.
February 26, 2014
Maine is set to vote on legislation that would ban new virtual charter schools, while creating a statewide cyber program for all public students.