online learning

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Virtual Schooling

The learning curve for launching programs is well worth the effort.
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District 128 (Ill.) Offers First Online Courses to Summer-School Students

A pair of computer-based English classes offered this summer at Vernon Hills High School mark District 128’s first foray into the expanding world of online education.

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Virtual Schools Face a Stumbling Block in N.J.

Some lawmakers are pushing for a one-year moratorium on virtual charter schools so this new brand of instruction can be researched.

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Public Schools Try to Lure Pa. Cyber Students Back

There's a battle being waged for Pennsylvania's schoolchildren.

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Number of Cyber Charter Schools to Expand to 15 Statewide in Mich.

 

Oakland County students who are already enrolled in Michigan’s only two cyber charter schools will have more options now that Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law legislation that allows the number of schools offering all classes on computers to increase to 15 by 2015.

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Sal Khan's 'Academy' Sparks a Tech Revolution in Education

Most people don't wake up in the morning thinking about how to best explain the financial collapse of the Thai baht in the 1990s. But most people aren't Sal Khan.

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Gov. Brewer Vetoes Bill Making Changes to Online Education

Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday vetoed a bill that would have enacted sweeping changes to the state's online-education system.

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Gov. Snyder Signs Education Bills

Gov. Rick Snyder today signed legislation to increase the number of cyber charter schools and opened up eligibility for dual enrollment programs.

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Iowa’s Education Reform: What Will it Mean to You?

The typical school day won’t be much different next year from the way it was this year for most of Iowa’s K-12 students and their families, despite the education reform package passed by the Legislature last week.

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'The Single Biggest Change in Education Since the Printing Press'

Over the past few years, the tools that could make for really excellent online distance learning have emerged in a piecemeal fashion.

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