Virtual Schools


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Utah’s online schools boomed during the height of the pandemic. What’s happening now?
Sep 21, 10:33 AM:

Here’s how other Utah virtual schools are doing, two years after students were forced to learn online in the spring of 2020 and many stayed out of classrooms that fall.

Online school ORCA wins best public school award
Sep 15, 7:01 AM:

The Oregon Charter Academy (ORCA), which has operated completely online for 17 years, recently won best public school overall, beating out more than 135 traditional public schools within the mid-valley region (Marion, Polk and >

What Does The Future of Education Look Like?
Aug 8, 11:00 AM:

From COVID-19 making schools virtual to new technology changing how students learn and teachers teach, education has changed a great deal in the past few years. The future of education must keep up to date with the dynamic nature >

Virtual teachers prepare for year of online education
Aug 3, 8:11 AM:

Teachers have been logging on for training sessions for the past week, going over curricula and making sure everything is ready for the start of the school year. The only thing that's different is they are not in a school >

Virtual charter school set to begin classes in 3 weeks
Aug 3, 7:48 AM:

The state charter school board also approved three physical charter schools earlier this year. The first, West Virginia Academy in Monongalia County, began classes this week.

Harmony Public Schools Offering Virtual Option For K-12
Jul 27, 8:17 AM:

Harmony Public Schools will offer a full virtual learning option to DFW students in kindergarten through Grade 12 when the 2022-23 school year begins in August.

New School Model Combines Virtual Reality With Classical Education
Jul 27, 8:15 AM:

Virtual reality allows teachers and students to meet live in a virtual space from home...

Here’s what charter enrollment numbers tell about Black students
Jul 19, 7:53 AM: During the pandemic, we’ve seen an exodus of teachers from public schools, but it turns out educators aren’t the only ones ditching traditional K-12 education institutions.
Menasha’s Fox Valley Virtual School is here to stay, and ready to grow with a recent $650,000 grant
Jul 12, 8:40 AM: Enrollment isn’t quite where it was during the height of the pandemic, dropping to fewer than 100 students last year, but the 4K-through-eighth-grade virtual school is now a charter school and a permanent fixture in the >
Maryland parents frustrated after schools suddenly revert to virtual learning
Dec 22, 7:34 AM: Nikki Weiss’ son is a first grader at Yorktown Elementary in Bowie in Prince George's County, Maryland. He is home now trying to do virtual learning. Sharing several pictures sharing how it's going so far, she says, "not >
DC Council passes emergency legislation expanding virtual learning
Oct 6, 8:01 AM: The DC Council voted unanimously Tuesday to pass emergency legislation that would give students with certain medical conditions the option to learn from home.
Some Mobile County parents asking for more virtual options as COVID-19 cases spike
Jul 30, 9:31 AM: As parents wait for more decisions on what the school year will look like at Mobile County schools, some hope for virtual options. “I don’t see how I’m the only parent that feels this way,” said Lisa Dixon, a Mobile County Public >
SJSD eyes lower virtual enrollment, similar 2021 program overall
Jul 29, 3:41 PM: Although recent COVID-19 news may seem to some like a retread of what we all went through in 2020, equivalent high enrollment in all-online education is not expected.
Denton ISD virtual school on track with growing wait list for fall
Jul 29, 3:39 PM: Denton ISD K-8 Virtual Academy will open for the 2021-22 school year despite not receiving support from the Texas Education Agency or the Texas Legislature. Denton ISD established its virtual public school in March as a permanent >
Virtual student numbers increasing across Arkansas for 2021 school year
Jul 29, 3:38 PM: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, more and more parents in central Arkansas are choosing the virtual learning option for their children this year. The enrollment numbers keep growing day by day as the delta variant of the virus >
How many students will actually be accepted into virtual learning programs?
Jul 29, 3:29 PM: There are still questions left to be answered when it comes to the Austin Independent School District’s plan to offer virtual learning to kindergarten through sixth grade students this fall. The two biggest, perhaps, is how much it >
Have Colorado educators cracked the code to digital diversity?
Jul 27, 1:47 PM: Critics of online public charter schools in Oregon have long pointed to the fact that “cybercharter” students enrolled statewide are disproportionately white. That characteristic, in fact, bears true across the country — with the >
Thousands of students learning online in Tennessee this upcoming school year
Jul 26, 11:50 AM: The Tennessee Department of Education announced this month that they approved 29 new virtual schools for the 2021-22 school year, bringing the total to 57.
Full-time virtual schools expand in Michigan in wake of COVID
Jul 21, 3:05 PM: There will be at least 18 new, full-time virtual school options available to Michigan students this coming school year, most operated by traditional school districts that also will offer in-person instruction. The total number of >
The Risks Of Breakneck Growth At Oklahoma’s Largest Virtual School
Oct 3, 5:57 AM: Oklahoma’s largest online charter school is on a track of explosive growth, nearly tripling its enrollment over three years, to almost 8,500.



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