Virtual School Meanderings

December 1, 2011

Virtual Schools, Actual Learning: Digital Education in America

I’m not sure how this came across my electronic desk, and I suspect that it will be the neo-liberal view that I described in Ideology of K-12 Online Learning, but I wanted to pass it on all the same.

Virtual Schools, Actual Learning: Digital Education in America

Monday, December 5, 2011 — 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Omni Parker House, 60 School Street, Boston

Julie Young, President and CEO of Florida Virtual School, will deliver keynote remarks at Pioneer’s forum, “Virtual Schools, Actual Learning: Digital Education in America,” on December 5th, 3-5pm. Young will be introduced by former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift, CEO of Middlebury Interactive Languages, LLC, a joint venture between K12, Inc., the largest virtual school provider in the United States, and Middlebury College. A lively panel discussion will follow, moderated by Dr. Paul Peterson, Director of Harvard University’s Program on Education Policy and Governance. This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, please contact Brian Patterson, Development Coordinator, at or 617.723.2277 ext. 217.

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