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February 14, 2020

If Coronavirus Gets Worse in the U.S., Online Learning Can Fill the Gaps

Schools and tech companies in the U.S. and abroad have experience deploying virtual learning should a coronavirus emergency arise.

February 05, 2020

Why Troubles Are Mounting for Online Charter Schools in Three States

Officials in Illinois, Nevada, and Pennsylvania are proposing to close online charter schools over concerns that they're producing subpar academic results for students.

December 11, 2019

Standards for Online Learning Updated for First Time Since 2011

One of the authors of the updated standards says they reflect the growing importance of digital accessibility and student engagement in online courses.

June 21, 2019

Buses as Tech Hubs: Way More Than Just Wi-Fi

The idea of delivering internet connectivity to students and communities via buses has been around for years. But over the past few years, the scale of those efforts has increased as the mobile tech hubs have been transformed.

May 31, 2019

Growth of Full-Time Online Schools Slowing, Study Finds

A total of 501 full-time virtual schools now enroll more than 297,000 students, 79 percent of whom are in charters, according to the National Education Policy Center.

April 07, 2019

Racial Diversity of Online Charters Varies Widely By State, Study Finds

With statewide enrollments, full-time online charters could upend public education's pattern of racial segregation. But would that be a good thing?

August 22, 2018

Ohio Sues Cyber Charter Founder, Pursuing Millions in Disputed Funds

Ohio is seeking to recoup millions of dollars in funds from now-defunct online charter school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow.

July 26, 2018

Pa. Cyber Charter Founder Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison

Nicholas Trombetta had plead guilty to tax fraud after siphoning off millions from the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School.

July 20, 2018

Pearson Studies Seek to Shine Light on Cyber Charter Student Mobility

New research examines the motivations and performance of the 70,000 students enrolled in Connections Academy's full-time online schools.

July 10, 2018

ECOT Fallout: Missing Students, Returned Donations, Criminal Accusations

The mid-year closure of Ohio's largest full-time online charter school has had far-reaching effects, as seen in a roundup of recent headlines.

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