Virtual School Meanderings

July 2, 2016

Virtual Schooling In The News

InTheNewsBeginning with Google News alert for virtual school.

Virtual school graduates celebrate nontraditional path

WORCESTER — Graduation is typically a time for goodbyes, unless it happens to be a virtual school graduation, in which case there are also some …

Program for vulnerable youth moving

The teens were officially welcomed to the new location, which is also the virtual school program’s new home, today (Friday) and are expected to start …

Cullman High School principal transferred following trespass case

Dr. Elton Bouldin will now be in charge of the Cullman City School’s new virtual school program. In April, Bouldin and the assistant principle of …

Gibraltar to launch Lakeshore Virtual School

Starting next school year, Gibraltar Schools will offer a virtual school to students looking for alternative learning options. The program will be called …

Sandwich student finds virtual key to success

Nelson said being allowed to proceed at her own pace at the virtual school and to take part in small-group discussions online built up her confidence.

Gibraltar to launch Lakeshore Virtual School

Starting next school year, Gibraltar Schools will offer a virtual school to students looking for alternative learning options. The program will be called …

Elton Bouldin Out At Cullman High Will Head Virtual School Program

At the start of the 2016-2017 school year, Dr. Elton Bouldin will become the principal of the Cullman City School’s innovative Virtual School program.

Bouldin out at CHS, transferred to principal of virtual schools program

Bouldin out at CHS, transferred to principal of virtual schools program … The Virtual School is an expansion of the state’s new initiative to offer virtual …

Virtual school graduates celebrate nontraditional path

WORCESTER — Graduation is typically a time for goodbyes, unless it happens to be a virtual school graduation, in which case there are also some …

TECCA students graduate today from virtual public school

Fifty high school seniors, including several from local communities, are graduating today from the TEC Connections Academy virtual public school.

Camden residents graduate from virtual school

Four Camden residents are among 347 seniors to graduate from South Carolina Connections Academy (SCCA), a tuition-free online public school …

Sandwich student finds virtual key to success

Nelson said being allowed to proceed at her own pace at the virtual school and to take part in small-group discussions online built up her confidence.

Lacy named principal of Caddo Virtual Academy

Caddo Schools Superintendent Lamar Goree named Tyron Lacy the first principal of Caddo Virtual Academy on Thursday. The online high school will …

Cullman High School principal transferred following trespass case

Dr. Elton Bouldin will now be in charge of the Cullman City School’s new virtual school program. In April, Bouldin and the assistant principle of …

Republicans offer to fix school equity problem by taking other school funds

It also calls for cutting $4.1 million in federal welfare funds out of a preschool pilot program; reducing funding for virtual schools by $2.8 million, or $600 …

Changes for virtual school, science classes for local students

Virtual Education leaders told the group assembles that the goal is to strengthen the virtual school programs and make them more accessible for more …

Bay District hopes to boost Virtual School program

Changes are coming to the Bay Virtual School program in the next academic year as the district hopes to increase enrollment and retention while …

Florida Virtual School offers boating program

Celeste Sanchez, district relations manager with Outdoor Education at Florida Virtual School, visited the ABC Action News studios recently. Sanchez …

USDs and school finance fix: There are winners and losers

The legislation froze funding for full-time virtual school students at the 2015-16 level in order to free up nearly $3 million for the equity fix for poorer …

Featured letter: Don’t destroy public virtual schools

Recently, NACSA and NAPCS released a deeply flawed virtual school report calling for arbitrary enrollment caps (which would kick thousands of …

WWII vets’ stories get 4 t h of July showing

Benjamin Mack-Jackson, a 13-year-old eighth-grade student with Lake County Virtual School, who is founder of The World War II Veterans History …

Legislative update from Rep. Pam Curtis, D-32nd Dist.

Freeze virtual school funding: Will hold the funding for virtual schools steady for the current year and not increase them as was already approved.

Schools avoid closings

Other sources could be tobacco master settlement funds,motor vehicle fee funds, virtual school aid, and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.

Mustangs, Raiders lead All-District 21 boys lacrosse

… of rowers Noah Jayne, who is home schooled, Weston Hall of Florida Virtual School, Drew Poloski of Bayside and Jack Baney of West Shore.

Worcester Students to Attend College After Graduating From MA Virtual School

Worcester Students Michaela Smith and Gabriella Rodriguez will attend college after graduating this June from TEC Connections Academy, …

Wisconsin Rapids-area student news

Students graduate from virtual school. The following local students at Wisconsin Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school, graduated …

Dr. Elton Bouldin resigns due to family illness

“Our Director of Technology and Curriculum coordinator will continue the development and implementation of the Virtual School. Our focus for …

Florida education news: UCF’s downtown campus, Orange County’s botched exams and more

GOING OFFLINE: The Bay County school district plans to improve its virtual school in ways that aren’t virtual at all – with labs and one-on-one tutoring, …

Exclusive: millions in funding for pupils in care left unspent

It is distributed to the virtual school heads in every local authority, responsible for improving educational acheivement among what is one of the lowest …

Embattled former CHS principal Elton Bouldin retires

… school system’s director of technology and curriculum coordinator will continue the development and implementation of the virtual school program.

14 new administrators approved by Polk County School Board

Several remained in the same position but had the word “acting” removed from their titles, including: Cynthia Cangelose, principal of Mulberry Middle; …

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Penn Hills School District considers adding elementary cyber school program

It was unclear how many students could enroll in the proposed elementary cyber school. District Cyber Coordinator Amy Kingerski declined to …

Agora Charter parents’ long legal fight ends

Gladys Stefany, whose daughter was enrolled at Agora Cyber Charter School, reviews some of her legal binders on the defamation suit that lasted …

Contract approved for virtual program

“That’s a three year contract for us to provide our own cyber school in direct competition with the cyber schools that are out there that are costing the …

Penn Hills School District considers adding elementary cyber school program

It was unclear how many students could enroll in the proposed elementary cyber school. District Cyber Coordinator Amy Kingerski declined to …

Waynesboro High School holds first Cyber STEM Academy camp

WAYNESBORO-For the past two weeks a select group of 23 Waynesboro HighSchool students attended the city’s first Cyber STEM Academy.

Barbin: Study includes cyber, charter schools

There are about 170 charter and cyber schools, which receive funding based on the same formulas used to allocate state tax dollars to school districts.

Charter school finds temporary home for fall

“In the future if they decide to pursue a location within the boundaries of Hartland Consolidated Schools as a (cyber school) under the authorization of …

Pa. shouldn’t cut funding for cyber charters | Letter

Cyber School. A student of Pennsylvania Leadership Cyber Charter School works in front of her computer. (Express-Times file photo). Print Email.

Pennsylvania Virtual Cyber Charter 2016 grad profile: Destiny Roque

“My parents enrolled me in cyber school to help me learn at my own pace,” … Attending cyber school also helped her avoid “some of the drama and …

No tax raise, no layoffs at New Castle

Ambrosini said the district’s shortfall is due largely to high tuition costs paid to the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center and cyber school …

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