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The changing face of online learning

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Are Virtual Schools Right for K12?

It's a Tuesday morning in January, and seventh-grader Katerina Christhilf is learning algebra. But it's no ordinary class. This one takes place entirely online, led by a teacher a few miles away.

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Flipped Class Method Gaining Ground

Clintondale (Mich.) Community Schools’ high school has turned the traditional school day upside-down.

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Study Finds Flaws in Virtual Education

A new study is sounding alarms at the quick expansion of virtual education programs in states like Florida, saying for-profit companies are pushing states to offer full-time virtual instruction paid for by state tax dollars with little research on the quality of these programs.

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Report Finds Cyber and Hybrid Schools Save Pennsylvanians

The Commonwealth Foundation released Monday a comprehensive report on Pennsylvania cyber schools and blended learning programs that conclusively found that these public school alternatives save children's education while saving taxpayers millions of dollars.

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Eastern Iowa Educators Weigh In on Ed Reform Blueprint

The proposed salary system and high-stakes test for third grade students were the key topics discussed at Tuesday’s Iowa Education Reform Workshop at Grant Wood AEA.

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Demand for Neb. Online Learning Could Grow

Demand for online distance-learning classes in Nebraska could grow beyond what officials anticipate as more schools turn to technology to help students, a state education official said.

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Idaho to Take Comments on Online Education Rule

A plan to make Idaho the first state to require students to take at least two credits online will officially go before the public for comment next week.

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