A new report questions the academic performance and financial accountability of the California Virtual Academies, though the online provider and its parent company dispute the findings.
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March 04, 2015
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.
March 14, 2014
Two private companies and eight charter schools in Utah are under the microscope after a state audit points to a lack of oversight of online education providers.
February 19, 2014
Several issues complicate the creation of funding formulas for virtual charter schools, says a new primer published by the Education Commission on the States.
August 16, 2013
Maine Education Commissioner Stephen Bowen announced he is leaving his position to work on strategic innovation at the Council of Chief State School Officers.
July 31, 2013
Two providers of full-time virtual education joined traditional schools in receiving $6.6 million in grants to support blended learning.
June 04, 2013
Texas legislation that has reached the desk of Gov. Rick Perry would allow nonprofits and private companies to offer courses through a statewide virtual network.
March 05, 2013
K12 Inc., a major for-profit provider of online education, has settled a class-action securities lawsuit and had parts of it dismissed, pending a federal court's approval.
December 31, 2012
The push for accountability in virtual education, rapid growth of blended learning, and experimentation with open education resources were also top trends in 2012.
December 11, 2012
The program gives students a detailed view of Mars and includes presentations from scientists and engineers working on the mission.