Virtual School Meanderings

May 12, 2013

ProQuest/EBSCO Alerts

proquestI set these up about a month or so ago, and I’ve decided to start posting them as the regular Sunday feature (provided they continue to show up in my inbox and continue to be useful).

First, the ProQuest Alert for virtual school.

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VIRTUAL SCHOOL OF COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING OFFERS SUMMER CLASSESUS Fed News Service, Including US State News [Washington, D.C] 08 May 2013.

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Caregivers’ Support for their Elementary School Children in the Virtual ClassroomFairbairn, Shane Jay. Walden University, ProQuest, UMI Dissertations Publishing, 2013. 3557707.

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Next, the ProQuest Alert for cyber school.

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Weathering the criticismWilliams, Damon C. Philadelphia Tribune [Philadelphia, Pa] 19 Apr 2013: 6A.

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Virtual Tutoring provides educational optionsRobinson, Michael. Philadelphia Tribune [Philadelphia, Pa] 19 Apr 2013: 8B.

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Charter school operators defend performanceWilliams, Damon C. Philadelphia Tribune [Philadelphia, Pa] 12 Apr 2013: 7A.

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Online Learning Growing at a Cyber PaceHirsch, Deborah. Jewish Exponent [Philadelphia] 11 Apr 2013: NS2.

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ebscoFinally, the EBSCO alert for cyber school.

1. TI- SLIPPERY ROCK AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT V. PENNSYLVANIA CYBER CHARTER SCHOOL: A FIGHT ON THE SCHOOL-FUNDING PLAYGROUND.
AU- Hadrick, Rachel R.1
JN- Widener Law Journal
PD- 2013, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p289-305
PG- 17p
DT- 20130201
PT- Article
AB- The article discusses the Pennsylvania Supreme Court case Slippery Rock Area School District v. Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School regarding funding for the Cyber Charter School’s kindergarten program. It was held that Slippery Rock Area School District has to deduct certain funds from the school district’s state funding to pay for certain students. It reveals that public school district has obligated to provide funding to a charter school that enrolled a four-year-old resident of the district.
DE- PUBLIC schools
DE- KINDERGARTEN
DE- EDUCATIONAL programs
SU- SLIPPERY Rock Area School District (Slippery Rock, Pa.)
SU- PENNSYLVANIA Cyber Charter School (Midland, Pa.)
CO- PENNSYLVANIA. Supreme Court
IC- 611110 Elementary and Secondary Schools
AD- 1Widener University School of Law (Harrisburg)
IS- 15484076
AN- 87411988
UR- http://proxy.lib.wayne.edu/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=asx&AN=87411988&site=eds-live

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