Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: ‘I Trust Parents’

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Feb 13, 1:00 AM

Inside The Virtual Schools Lobby: 'I Trust Parents'

The main issue at stake in the fight is this: Virtual schools' test scores and graduation rates have, consistently, been very low. So low that their performance, along with, at times, disputes over attendance, have led them to be shut down or placed at risk of closure in states including Colorado, Indiana, Minnesota, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Tennessee. The travails of virtual schools have split the charter school movement.

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