Virtual School Meanderings

May 28, 2016

Virtual Schooling In The News

InTheNewsBeginning with the Google News alert for virtual school.

Lawrence Virtual School graduates encouraged to enjoy trip into ‘dragon waters’

Lawrence Virtual School valedictorian Estrella Frankenfeld addresses the school’s Class of 2016 during commencement Saturday at Free State High …

Schools fall short on M-STEP

Suttons Bay Virtual School reached a high point of 55 percent participation for the science portion of the M-STEP test, according to an MDE report.

De Soto school district to offer virtual school for at-risk students

The district soon should receive approval from the state for funding for a virtual school that could help about 20 students at each high school in the …

Names and Faces

… Elizabeth Sgro and Gabriella Sgro of Nolan Middle School, and Anna Core of Florida Virtual School, and Fay Baldwin, Benjamin Bogard and Patrick …

Lawrence Virtual School graduates encouraged to enjoy trip into ‘dragon waters’

Lawrence Virtual School valedictorian Estrella Frankenfeld addresses the school’s Class of 2016 during commencement Saturday at Free State High …

Graduation: St. Johns Virtual School urges caution with technology

PETER.WILLOTT@STAUGUSTINE.COMSt. Johns Virtual School graduating seniors listen to a speaker during their commencement held in the school …

Virtual school coming to Ionia in Fall 2016

This comes after the school board unanimously voted for approval of a virtual school during Monday night’s board meeting. Douglas R. Welch High …

UK’s Virtual School-Gate Classlist Quickly Raises Over £400000 on Crowdcube

Classlist, a UK-based virtual school-gate community, has recently launched a Crowdcube initiative with a mission to raise £550,000 for its website’s …

De Soto school district to offer virtual school for at-risk students

The De Soto school district may already have the highest graduation rate in Johnson County at 97.2 percent, but district officials hope a new virtual …

Virtual schools expanding in spite of issues

The National Education Policy Center has released its “Virtual Schools Report 2016: Directory and Performance Review,” showing virtual schools are …

Virtual Schools Take Off Even As Performance Lags

Released by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC), the Virtual SchoolsReport 2016: Directory and Performance Review sheds light on …

Home » Yes » Public School System Utilizes Virtual Educators to Fill Foreign Language, Science …

One school district is experimenting with finding a solution to this problem through the use of virtual educators. This year, the Northampton County …

Pinellas vote would close three charter schools if problems aren’t cleaned up in 90 days

The Pinellas County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to close … The virtual school was issued a termination notice because it has not met …

School choice is abundant in Georgia

Georgia Cyber Academy is a virtual school, operating under a charter issued by the Georgia Charter Schools Commission. We currently have over …

Manatee School Board Agenda Results: May 24, 2016

Approval of the Agreement for Service Between the School Board of Manatee County eTech School and Florida Virtual School (FLVS) for the …

Facing leg amputation from shocking past, Orlando Tea Party leader Peter Lee, seeks financial help

His day job is as a student counselor for Seminole County Virtual School, where he assists students at Greenwood Lakes Middle School with virtual …

Schools look to virtual academies

Effective next academic year, all public schools in the state must have in place a virtual school through which a student can use his or her computer to …

Home school convention attracts parents fed up with traditional education

Florida virtual school is another home school option. In 2013, Orange County had about 1,600 virtual school students. A year later, more than 11,000 …

Academic All-Star: Christian Wood of Lee Virtual School

In the seventh grade, his parents enrolled him in Lee Virtual School, an accredited public high school that allows a flexible online schedule of classes.

Profiles: Lee County’s 2016 Academic All-Stars

This idea of helping others resonates throughout the stories of the 23 high school seniors who have been nominated for this year’s Academic All-Stars …

Ohio Connections Academy recognizes 2016 graduates

… in-person or online information sessions offered by the school. Early enrollment is also encouraged, especially for families new to virtual school.

Valedictorian: Wisconsin Connections Academy Taught Me More than Academics

… high school I attended, I proudly tell them I went to Wisconsin Connections Academy and am the 2016 valedictorian at the state’s first virtual school.

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Featured art pieces from local youth wow at Student Art Show

Chinook Cyber School Grade 11 student Savannah Mass with her mixed media piece, “Social Issues”, on display at the West Wing Gallery as part of …

New Castle district facing $1 million deficit

Operating its own alternative education and cyber school programs are ideas the New Castle Area School Board will be asked to consider.

Tax increases and cyber schools debated in Bangor

On the question of cyber school funding, which costs the district $1.2 million annually to pay for students who left school to take classes online …

New Online Public School, Reach Cyber Charter School, Approved to Open in the 2016-2017 …

Reach Cyber Charter School, a full-time online public charter school, has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to serve …

New Online Public School, Reach Cyber Charter School, Approved to Open in the 2016-2017 …

After receiving nearly 1,500 signatures in support of the school, we are extremely excited to offer Pennsylvania families this new, multi-paced cyber …

Georgia Cyber Academy Graduating Class to be Honored at Ceremony on May 21st

ATLANTA, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, will …

Pa. warns Agora Cyber: Provide accurate data – or else

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has delivered a stark warning to AgoraCyber Charter School, the state’s second-largest online charter, …

Pittsburgh Public Schools superintendent candidate announced

The Pittsburgh Public Schools Board of Directors announced its candidate for Superintendent …. She switched to PA Cyber School in the fall of 2015.

 

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