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9 Investigates: Virtual Charter Schools Become Stronghold In Oklahoma Education, Receive Millions In
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Oct 18, 5:26 AM: Many families, happy with their Epic experiences, spread the word to others, which helped generate the statewide virtual charter school's nearly exponential growth. But that growth, in turn, aroused suspicions and brought scrutiny >
Opinion: Pennsylvania taxpayers deserve better
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Oct 17, 6:18 AM: Recently, Governor Wolf has announced pending executive actions with the goal of some charter school reforms. Many think tanks and pundits across the Commonwealth have attacked him for this, stating that his agenda is to protect >
Pa. cyber charter bill aims to partner with, not compete with districts
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Oct 17, 5:22 AM: A new bill would aim to alleviate the tension between cyber charters and school districts in Pennsylvania by allowing the entities to partner with each other — while still preserving the option of school choice.
Epic Parents Sue, Arguing Dual Enrollment in Charter, Private Schools Is Legal
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Oct 16, 6:16 AM: Six Oklahoma City-area parents have sued Epic Charter Schools saying the virtual school violated the state Constitution when it unenrolled their students because the children were simultaneously attending Epic and a private >
Virtual school: Is the future of Alabama public education online?
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Oct 11, 6:46 AM: More than 5,400 public school students in Alabama today get their education entirely through a computer connection. Parents of students enrolled in virtual schools say it’s working better for their children: no more worrying about >
Opinion: It’s time to trust the parents
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Oct 11, 5:52 AM: A young child struggles in school, is diagnosed with dyslexia, attends a variety of different schools to find the right fit and goes on to a successful career in business and politics.  This is the true life portrayal of Gov. Gavin >
Op-Ed: Education Isn’t a One-Size-Fits-All Model
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Oct 11, 5:41 AM: Pennsylvania families are fortunate to have educational choice. In the Chester County alone, more than 50 students have selected Reach Cyber Charter School rather than their districted schools.
Bill would require all school districts to offer full-time cyber education programs
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Oct 8, 5:29 AM: A Pennsylvania lawmaker has unveiled legislation that would require all school districts to offer full-time cyber education programs.
The Ann Arbor NewsGwinnett schools find success putting some teaching online
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Oct 8, 5:17 AM: Along with focusing on reading, writing and arithmetic, more educators in the past few decades have striven to get students to take an active role in their learning. Instead of passively taking in the information such as in >
Op-Ed: Education isn’t one-size-fits-all model
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Oct 7, 5:25 AM: On Monday, Sept. 16, Reach Cyber Charter School students, parents, teachers and staff lined up inside the state Capitol rotunda to make our voices heard in regards to Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal to impose new rules on charter >
Cyber charter school students get away from computer screens to meet
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Oct 4, 6:17 AM: Cyber-charter school students are meeting their virtual classmates to complete activities that can only be done offline. It’s Back to School celebration for these K through 12 Reach Cyber Charter School students and their parents. >
Opinion: Level playing field for public, charter schools
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Sep 30, 7:00 AM: We recognize that a cyber school option may be the right fit for some students. That is why our districts have invested in cyber charter programs of our own, and at lower cost and with better results.
Letter: Online school provides an important alternative
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Sep 30, 6:29 AM: Carson is enrolled in classes at Iowa Virtual Academy where he’s getting the same education as any other child.
Another View: Editorial unfair to charter schools
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Sep 27, 5:25 AM: Your editorial on Aug. 20 (“Virtual charter schools didn’t live up to the hype”) starts with a fallacy: No one ever said charter schools were going to “fix” what was wrong with public education. No one ever sold school choice as an >
Kevin Chavous: Want To Make Students Safe? Let Them Attend School Online
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Sep 23, 8:37 AM: Three out of four parents say they are concerned about the safety of their children while in school. Nearly half report being “very” concerned about an active shooter. That’s certainly a worst-case student safety scenario, but >
Online education continues to grow at Northwest Arkansas Community College
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Sep 23, 6:20 AM: College students increasingly are going online for their education, a trend evident at Northwest Arkansas Community College.
Pair of free online schools continue to operate in New Mexico
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Sep 23, 5:58 AM: Two tuition-free online schools continue to operate in New Mexico, despite efforts to close them.
Letter: Online learning has been big boost for our child
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Sep 20, 6:18 AM: I’m proud to say that my son is an online school student. I’ve always felt that Connor is the type of child that you can’t put in a box by any definition. Now that he’s at NCVA, he’s broken free from the box that held him back in >
Online learning program gives Virginia students different option for public school
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Sep 20, 5:58 AM: Some Virginia parents are seeking an alternative program to traditional schools through an online public school. Virginia Virtual Academy offers students a chance to learn without leaving their house.
Michigan Connections Academy celebrates 10th anniversary
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Sep 20, 5:46 AM: Michigan Connections Academy is celebrating their 10th school year and they are celebrating it with a new addition.

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