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Your teacher is on Skype: What can VT schools learn from North Dakota’s online classes?
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Aug 23, 7:59 AM: Peterson has made it his mission to make sure that other rural kids aren’t left behind. Rather than consolidating schools, Peterson believes that small towns can use technology to keep school doors open while narrowing the >
Letter: Consider online school
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Aug 23, 6:29 AM: Since I enrolled him at Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy I have peace of mind knowing that he’s learning in a safe environment that won’t trigger his allergies. Attending public school from home is also enriching his learning >
Charter schools targeted for closure seek more money from Daleville Schools
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Aug 21, 7:20 AM: The two online charter schools facing closure next month are now asking for more money. A lawyer for Indiana Virtual School and Pathways Academy" is asking their sponsor, the Daleville school board, for $50,000.
Virtual Charter Schools Say Allegations Of Enrollment Inflation Are False
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Aug 20, 7:27 AM: The attorney for two virtual charter schools alleged to inflate student enrollment and received millions of dollars in overpayments from the state, says new evidence will prove the schools did nothing wrong.
Metro East Web Academy fits some like a glove
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Aug 20, 7:13 AM: Going to school online sounds like a dream for a lot of students. You can do your school work in your sweats, when you feel like it, accommodating a job, a late night playing video games, or other personal needs.
Epic Charter Schools’ scores on student proficiency tests below state averages
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Aug 20, 7:10 AM: Epic Charter Schools trails statewide averages on all 14 state tests for students in grades three to eight and posted proficiency rates on four of those tests on par with or even lower than the perennially low Tulsa and Oklahoma >
Poor school districts are funding the state’s cyber charter schools, research shows. That wasn
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Aug 20, 6:51 AM: A study of enrollment trends in Pennsylvania’s cyber charter schools between 2002 and 2014, published in the American Journal of Education, found that poor districts disproportionately funded the state’s cyber charter sector, which >
‘This is going to be a big year’ Public schools increasingly enter virtual learning landscape
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Aug 19, 7:34 AM: Even as enrollment in virtual schools like Epic Charter Schools continues to grow, many Oklahoma public school districts have been slow to respond, hesitant to innovate.
Letter: Maine Virtual Academy has improved since release of critical report
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Aug 19, 6:55 AM: Like every public school, there is room for improvement. Working collaboratively with our authorizer, the Maine Charter School Commission, our school has a plan to achieve goals at the school level and increase individual student >
Letter: Online school allows family to focus on son’s health
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Aug 16, 7:09 AM:

Over the years, one of our biggest concerns was that Drew would lead as normal a life as possible, including getting a great education. His condition leaves him susceptible to sickness, so we have to protect him from common >

Disrupting Education. The Rise Of K-12 Online And The Entrepreneurial Opportunities
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Aug 15, 8:27 AM: Over 2.7 million students across the United States are taking part in digital learning, and many students in grades K-12 are getting a high-quality education online through a full-time online public school.
Oklahoma Connections Academy Students Return to Online Classrooms for 2019-20 School Year
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Aug 15, 5:35 AM: Oklahoma Connections Academy, a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K-12 across Oklahoma, began its 2019-2020 school year today as students across the state logged on for their first day.
State board rejects Dove Schools’ application for virtual charter school sponsorship
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Aug 14, 6:36 AM: The operator of one of Oklahoma’s largest and oldest charter school networks was rejected Tuesday in its bid to open a statewide virtual school.
Students log on to virtual classroom on first day of school
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Aug 14, 6:02 AM: While some kids are hopping on school buses the first week of school, James and Anthony Syzdek are hopping on their computers. The two are in 4th and 6th grade. They've been enrolled in Nevada Connections Academy , a K-12 virtual >
House Democrats urge study of controversial virtual schools
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Aug 13, 6:46 AM: Lawmakers from parties in the Indiana House and Senate voted unanimously in the last legislative session to study the cost and benefits of the state’s troubled virtual schools in a summer study committee.
Parents learn an online school can be hard to reach in a crisis
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Aug 12, 6:34 AM: The family in Swainsboro is among the many casualties of a rocky first week at Georgia Cyber Academy, where computers froze, email stopped working and student records disappeared just before school started last Monday.The public >
New blended learning framework establishes guidelines for rising virtual programming in schools
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Aug 12, 6:32 AM: An Oklahoma nonprofit organization has established a guide to help the multitude of traditional school districts wanting to explore virtual education.
Editorial: Vigo’s virtual school can serve as model of success
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Aug 12, 5:43 AM: The Vigo Virtual Success Academy holds structural advantages over other online-based Hoosier schools, whose troubles made headlines this summer.
Layoffs avoided: 220 NC virtual teachers will remain employed after state finds resolution
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Aug 8, 6:27 AM: More than 200 North Carolina Virtual Public School teachers who were facing temporary layoffs this fall will remain employed and begin teaching classes as scheduled next week after state leaders announced a resolution >
Indiana Democrats call for summer study of virtual schools
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Aug 8, 6:24 AM: State Rep. Tonya Pfaff, D-Terre Haute, is among a group of legislators calling upon the state Legislative Council to assign issues surrounding virtual charter schools to a summer study committee. The letter, addressed to House >

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