Virtual School Meanderings

September 18, 2016

EBSCO Alerts

ebscoFirst, the alert for virtual school.

1. TI- Low-Graduation-Rate Schools Concentrated in Charter and Virtual School Sectors.
JN- NEA Today
PD- Summer2016, p30-30
PG- 1p
DT- 20160701
PT- Chart/Diagram/Graph
AB- A chart of low graduation rates in U.S. charter and virtual schools is presented.
DE- CHARTS, diagrams, etc.
DE- CHARTER schools
DE- VIRTUAL schools
SU- CHARTS, digrams, etc.
IS- 07347219
AN- 117796827

2. TI- Virtual Teachers Want Real-Life Union.
AU- Flannery, Mary Ellen
JN- NEA Today
PD- Summer2016, p23-23
PG- 1p
DT- 20160701
PT- Article
AB- The article reports on the move by teachers at the California Virtual Academy (CAVA) to establish a labor union. The state labor board certified the union with the California Teachers Association (CTA) in 2015. The teaches negotiated a contract with the virtual school. Cost-cutting measures have been introduced by the school.
DE- TEACHERS’ unions
DE- VIRTUAL schools
DE- DISTANCE education teachers
DE- LABOR contracts
DE- COST control
CO- CALIFORNIA Teachers Association
IS- 07347219
AN- 117796820

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

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

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