Virtual School Meanderings

April 1, 2017

Virtual Schooling In The News

InTheNewsBeginning with the Google News alert for virtual school.

Several education-related bills vetoed

House Bill 1400 and Senate Bill 1240 would have created a board in charge of the full-time virtual school programs that are offered to students in the …

Pratt USD urges changes to proposed finance formula

TOPEKA – Pratt USD 382 would gain over $300,000 in funding from the proposed school finance formula, but Superintendent Suzan Patton opposes …

Cobb senators clash over school vouchers

… who have been enrolled in a public school for one year to use their allotment of state funding to pay for tuition in a private, charter or virtual school.

#ASUNMTEN Winning Streak Comes to an End; @FGCU_MTen Falls to UNF

Florida Virtual School/Florida) to #58 Jack Findel-Hawkins made it 2-0 in favor of the visitors and the Ospreys quickly made it 3-0 following Mateo Ruiz …

Area graduation rates climb

The district’s five- and six-year graduation rates top 90 percent. The district’s virtual school — with a four-year graduation rate at less than 18 percent …

Katy Virtual School brings online learning to students

Katy ISD trustees were updated at their March 20 board meeting on services provided by the Katy Virtual School. Darlene Rankin, director of …

McAuliffe vetoes legislation on charter schools, virtual schools

Dickie Bell that would have created a statewide virtual school program that would have provided Virginia students a full-time online education program …

Virtual schools: Why do parents choose them and do they help kids learn?

Over the past 20 years, virtual public schools have become a popular alternative to traditional bricks-and-mortar schools. School choice advocates …

Virtual rural health school mooted: med schools, college and network on board

A virtual national School of Rural Health based in 20 rural communities around the country is being investigated as an option by Otago and Auckland …

Black, Hoskins give legislative update

Among topics discussed: virtual schools, REAL ID compliant driver’s licenses, expansion of public-funded charter schools, caps to ag land value …

Forsyth Virtual gives students alternative to classroom

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — High school freshman Allen Shrewsbury doesn’t spend the majority of his schooldays in class, at his locker or with his …

Virtual Learning on the rise in Pitt Co.

Greenville, N.C. (WNCT) – Virtual schools are on the rise and the trend is … and classes in the academy which may not be offered at their school.

Several education-related bills vetoed

House Bill 1400 and Senate Bill 1240 would have created a board in charge of the full-time virtual school programs that are offered to students in the …

Pratt USD urges changes to proposed finance formula

The proposed formula retains the $5,000 per pupil allocation for virtual school state aid, and the Kansas Virtual Academy supports the bill. Staking a …

Black, Hoskins give legislative update

They could be gifted and so far ahead that they like a virtual school environment so that they can learn at their own pace. Maybe, they are a slower …

Virtual schools: Why do parents choose them and do they help kids learn?

Over the past 20 years, virtual public schools have become a popular alternative to traditional bricks-and-mortar schools. School choice advocates …

North America Virtual Schools Market by 2021 Expected to Grow at a CAGR 12.82%: Foremost …

A virtual school operates on an online learning platform and offers courses pertaining to various fields entirely through digital methodologies

School-Choice Data Reveals Parents Opting Out of Private Schools for Charters and Virtual

Denver County, Recovery and New York City school districts were ranked as the nation’s top school-choice districts in the fifth Education Choice and …

Andover eCademy Sets Date For Open House

Andover eCademy is a K-12 virtual school that enables students to take ownership of their learning. Students may work quickly through the areas they …

@FGCU_MTen Wins Dramatic 4-3 Match Over USC Upstate

Florida Virtual School/Texas Christian University) claimed the match victory with a … Florida Virtual School/Florida) and Ramirez put FGCU behind 1-0.

Hoosier Academies Opens Enrollment for 2017-2018 School Year

… a public charter school that offers a blended program (Hoosier Academy Indianapolis) and a fully online program (Hoosier Academy Virtual School), …

Bill to change school grading system passes Senate committee

… noticed there were a large number of kids leaving high schools when they’re behind on credits, opting instead to home-school or do virtual school.

Finally, \the Google News alert for cyber school.

Harmony School Board considering on-site cyber school

If you lose the cyber school you will loose the dollars. The dollars follow the students.” The program may also be used next year to supply students …

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