Virtual School Meanderings

July 24, 2016

EBSCO Alerts

ebscoFirst, the alert for virtual school.

1. TI- Millions in funding for pupils in care goes unspent.
JN- TES: Times Educational Supplement
PD- 7/1/2016, Issue 5204, p15-15
PG- 1p
DT- 20160701
PT- Article
AB- The article discusses the investigation that found the failure of councils in 2015 to spend up to a third of pupil premium funding intended to improve educational outcomes of looked-after children, and unspent amount is equal to pupil premium funding for almost 1,500 looked-after children. Topics discussed include need for full utilisation of pupil premium to address educational advantages faced by looked-after and adopted children, virtual school heads, and budgeting challenges.  INSET: What’s a virtual school head?.
DE- CITY councils
DE- LOCAL finance
DE- FEDERAL aid to education
DE- PUBLIC education — Finance
SU- GREAT Britain
IC- 913910 Other local, municipal and regional public administration
IC- 921120 Legislative Bodies
IS- 00407887
AN- 116769586

Next, I received the alert for cyber school, and there were no relevant items in that one.

Finally, I did not receive the alert for K-12 online learning this week.

So nothing to report this week.

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