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Colorado Online School Seeing Increased Enrollment Due To Coronavirus
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Jun 11, 7:04 AM: Online schools are seeing an increase in attendance as the coronavirus pandemic leaves uncertainty over the 2020-2021 school year. Colorado Connections Academy, a K-12, fully accredited online school has seen a spike in >
Nine companies submit bids for statewide virtual school
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Jun 11, 6:39 AM: Nine companies submitted proposals to provide an at-home virtual learning option for K-12 students statewide.
School district considers virtual academy
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Jun 9, 6:29 AM: Siloam Springs School District is considering starting virtual academy in August that would give students a home-based school option.
Letters to the Editor: Online learning was a godsend to low-income students before the pandemic
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Jun 8, 8:21 AM: Having taught virtually at Los Angeles Trade Technical College for four years, I can attest that online education is a godsend for my students. Most community college students work full-time jobs, sometimes two of them, and often >
Minnesota’s online schools attract interest amid pandemic
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Jun 8, 7:18 AM: Now, as MNCA, BlueSky and other online schools report increased interest in their offerings, and the outlook for brick-and-mortar schools has yet to be settled for the fall, the question arises: How strong of an option are >
Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools to start Virtual Academy
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Jun 4, 6:29 AM: The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education has given its approval to a new virtual option for students for the 2020-2021 school year. The WS/FCS Virtual Academy is designed to provide k-12 students with a personalized >
Opinion: Cyberschools lead the way in navigating COVID-19
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Jun 3, 8:04 AM: There is one model that people tend to forget about that has delivered continuity in education during COVID-19. That model is cyberschool.
Parma City Schools creating virtual academy as alternative for uneasy parents worried about COVID-19
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Jun 3, 7:16 AM: While administrators and educators expect the fall to be a mix of limited in-school curriculum with remote learning, there’s also a growing number of families who are uncomfortable sending their kids -- despite social distancing >
Opinion: Give Online Learning an Upgrade
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Jun 2, 8:06 AM: Not much has changed in education since the Little Rascals’ Miss Crabtree’s one-room class in 1930. And it’s broken. Even before Covid, more than half of incoming students at community colleges required remedial math or English >
Letters: Lessons for the Future From Online Learning
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Jun 1, 8:52 AM: Should schools incorporate more virtual learning when they reopen? Students and educators respond to one student’s enthusiasm for it.
Mackey: State seeking virtual K-12 option for fall
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May 29, 6:25 AM: The Alabama State Department of Education is planning a statewide virtual learning option for K-12 students whose parents may not want them to return to traditional classrooms this fall.
Success Virtual school predicts enrollment spike
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May 19, 6:28 AM: Success Virtual Learning Center, located at 1000 S. Monroe St., is a nontraditional diploma program mostly targeted toward high school students who might not have found success in traditional high schools.
Editorial: Virtual education bill inches toward parity between online, traditional schools
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May 14, 7:03 AM: Oversight of public virtual charter schools will get stronger with House Bill 2905, which awaits Gov. Kevin Stitt’s signature. For years, the state has been plagued with problems unique to public online charter schools, including a >
Opinion: Online learning a lifeline for students during COVID-19
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May 14, 6:19 AM: Even before COVID-19 struck, online schooling was on the rise. Across the U.S, 2.7 million K-12 students had an online schooling experience in 2019, up from 1.5 million in 2009. But Massachusetts hasn’t been at the forefront of >
Opinion: Why NYC needs a virtual public school
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May 13, 6:47 AM: Importantly, a citywide virtual school also has value in non-emergency situations. It can be used to expand learning opportunities to all students — equitably. Courses can be offered in Advanced Placement, foreign languages, >
Virtual Academy Sees a Surge in Interest for Fall Enrollment
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May 6, 6:30 AM: Virtual schools are seeing an increase in enrollment due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Opinion: Alaska students don’t need a Florida online school
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Apr 30, 7:19 AM: The good intentions behind the March 30 announcement were quickly overshadowed as Alaskans learned that DEED had sent more than $500,000 to the scandal-plagued Florida Virtual Schools to provide content to Alaska students without >
Impact of distance learning period will live on after schools reopen
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Apr 21, 5:59 AM: Hearing an update on distance learning in Owatonna at last week’s school board work session, officials wondered how this new system might impact learning after schools reopen.
Khan Academy founder: Balance between in-person, online learning could be ‘silver lining&#8217
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Apr 17, 9:02 AM: The forced closure of schools around the world due to the coronavirus pandemic could create a better balance between online and in-person learning going forward, Khan Academy founder Salman Khan said Thursday.
Maine Virtual Academy staff lends helpful advice for learning at home
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Apr 16, 7:12 AM: Remote learning isn't new to everyone. While many are learning at home for the first time students enrolled in one of the state's online schools aren't really seeing much change.

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