- Fewer students than anticipated sign up for LPS dedicated remote learning program next year
- > Feb 23, 6:17 AM: Just 785 Lincoln Public Schools students will comprise the district’s one-year dedicated remote school next year — considerably fewer than had indicated an interest in a survey, which officials say reflects improving community
- SC capital region schools ready to offer more virtual classes even as COVID outbreak slows
- > Feb 22, 6:32 AM: Even if the coronavirus pandemic tapers off with more people getting vaccinated, school administrators around the state’s capital region said they plan to keep in place virtual learning options after discovering demand for the
- Minnesota schools plan to continue virtual learning options in fall 2021
- Feb 16, 6:24 AM: Independent learners, elite athletes and students with anxiety are helping fuel demand for more remote instruction.
- Data show rural online academy has largest growth over last year
- Feb 15, 9:37 AM: Enrollment numbers for the 2020-21 school year show schools in Malheur County as pretty near the mark for the prior enrollment year which finished amidst the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Colorado school districts announce remote learning options for 2021-2022 school year
- > Feb 10, 6:59 AM: As vaccines offer hope for a full return to in-person learning in Colorado, two of the state’s largest school districts have already announced remote learning plans for the 2021-2022 school year. JeffCo Public Schools and the
- Editorial:There’s a growing appetite for post-COVID online learning
- > Feb 8, 6:47 AM: During Minnesota's monthslong, COVID-19-caused experiment with remote learning, much has been said and written about the social, emotional and academic downsides of online education. Though virtual learning isn't optimal for all
- Opinion: Save online schooling options for Texas students, even after the pandemic ends.
- > Feb 4, 7:22 AM: While virtual education has been a new phenomenon for millions of students, and hundreds of thousands of teachers in the last eleven months, those of us who have taught online prior to the pandemic find COVID-inspired criticism of
- Missouri school districts could lose control of virtual education decisions
- Feb 3, 8:07 AM: A proposal in the Missouri Senate would allow parents to enroll students in state-funded virtual education without input from their local school districts.
- BVSD creates new online-only option for the fall
- Feb 2, 6:35 AM: Boulder Valley parents who want to keep their elementary and middle school students learning remotely in the fall will have a new option, called Link.
- Several new online learning programs will live on after the pandemic
- Jan 27, 8:35 AM: At least a handful of Idaho school districts from Boise to Blackfoot plan to keep their fledgling online learning programs going after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
- St. Paul district aims to establish online school
- Jan 25, 7:16 AM: St. Paul Superintendent Joe Gothard said the district’s proposed online school recognizes that many students desire real-world skills that may require more flexibility in their daily schedules.
- Meet the students who say remote learning works just fine
- Jan 22, 8:57 AM: Some students are finding that learning remotely, while challenging, has its upsides. What factors are leading them to succeed?
- Families taking divergent paths to online learning
- > Dec 31, 7:49 AM: At the beginning of the 2020-21 school year, parents in Eastern Oregon were faced with a difficult decision about their children’s schooling. Some opted to give “comprehensive distance learning” a try, setting their child up to be
- Remote Learning Will Keep a Strong Foothold Even After the Pandemic, Survey Finds
- > Dec 16, 9:15 AM: When the pandemic is over, there’s at least one thing that’s likely to stick around in many K-12 schools: online learning. Twenty percent of district and charter management organizations said in a new survey that they had started
- Letter: Online school success
- > Oct 23, 7:03 AM: Thanks to online school, I graduated from high school while tackling the other obstacles in my life. That’s why online school is a nice solution. Whether it’s for your health, or any other reason, it brings learning to your
- How TECCA is helping parents and guardians as well as students
- Oct 12, 7:12 AM: The main reason being, TECCA was nearly completely remote to begin with. Its mission since 2015 has been to give students throughout Massachusetts a free, flexible and uninterrupted online learning experience.
- ‘A whole new world’: Teachers see challenges and advantages with virtual learning
- > Oct 7, 7:16 AM: Pitoniak constantly adjusts her teaching methods to fit the type of student she’s instructing. The longtime educator teaches high school students looking for final credits, but also students with severe disabilities who sometime
- Letter: Protect school choice for students
- > Sep 29, 5:25 AM: Growing up in a small town in Washington, my local high school didn’t offer all of the electives and advanced courses that I needed to explore my interests. I wanted the opportunity to grow, something that online school promised.
- How EVSC managed an explosion of Virtual Academy enrollment
- Sep 28, 5:42 AM: Enrollment in the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation Virtual Academy climbed to as high as 3,746 a couple weeks ago, officials said. That's astronomical growth for a program that used to serve around 100.
- As more schools offer in-person options, what happens to the students who stay virtual?
- Sep 21, 6:24 AM: But as districts go from fully virtual to hybrid schedules, it's also splitting students into two other groups — those that are in-person part-time and those who are always virtual.