Virtual School Meanderings

April 29, 2017

Virtual Schooling In The News

InTheNewsBeginning with the eSchool News Today.

TODAY’S TOP NEWS

5 education trends of the future catapulted by blended learning

blended learning future

With so many students engaged in blended learning, it’s important to examine current trends and technologies to try and predict where blended learning could take students in the future.

Next, the semi-regular SmartBrief for EdTech.

Wash. state parks invest in virtual learning experiences

Schools will have access to free, interactive lessons about orcas and other aquatic life through an initiative funded by the Washington State Parks Foundation. Lessons will feature virtual park tours and livestreaming of biologists at work.
T.H.E. Journal (4/25)

Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.

Mandarin language immersion schools coming soon to Charleston and Greenville

Today, Harding said Horry County students can learn Mandarin through virtual school programs like the Florida Virtual School, which offers three …

No. 4 @FGCU_MTEN Earns Convincing 5-1 Win Over No. 5 USC Upstate

Florida Virtual School/Florida) and Alfonzo (Hollywood, Fla./Florida Virtual School/Texas Christian University) led 5-3 on their respective courts and …

Polk County School Board to decide Justin Troller’s fate

The board is expected to vote on whether to fire Lakeland High School’s suspended athletic director during its meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday. By Madison …

CHAMPS! @FGCU_MTen Books Ticket to NCAA Tournament with 4-2 Win Over Lipscomb

Leading 3-2, the match came down to the ASUN’s Freshman of the Year Felipe Ramirez (Armenia, Colombia/Florida Virtual School) and Andres …

Mandarin language immersion schools coming soon to Charleston and Greenville

Today, Harding said Horry County students can learn Mandarin through virtual school programs like the Florida Virtual School, which offers three …

No. 4 @FGCU_MTEN Earns Convincing 5-1 Win Over No. 5 USC Upstate

Florida Virtual School/Florida) and Alfonzo (Hollywood, Fla./Florida Virtual School/Texas Christian University) led 5-3 on their respective courts and …

Plymouth student applauds teacher during appreciation week

Being in a virtual school, people tend to think that students can’t form connections with their teachers since they don’t meet in-person every day.

Polk County School Board to decide Justin Troller’s fate

The board is expected to vote on whether to fire Lakeland High School’s suspended athletic director … She now teaches at the Polk Virtual School.

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On May 4, Massachusetts Mayflower Academy, a full-time online private high school offered through The Virtual High School (VHS Inc.), will hold a …

Top Scholars: Brevard Virtual School’s Brian Press

Name: Brian Press. School: Brevard Virtual School. Age:18. Hometown: Palm Bay. GPA: 3.61 unweighted. Top award: EFSC President’s List. Coming …

370 students granted transfers under new law

Virtual school is another option for students, said Owens. The open enrollment period for Virtual School Instruction Programs began earlier this month …

Andover students storm Statehouse for 70th Student Government Day

TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School, which offers full-time, tuition-free public school for K-12 students, will hold an information …

West Virginia Authorizes Online Public Schooling

West Virginia has authorized its county school boards to offer virtual school, where students in kindergarten through high school can learn online.

County commissioners ‘teach’ civics lesson

County Commissioners Lynn Peterson and Laverne Myers gave three high school students from the Abilene Virtual School a civics lesson during the …

Missouri Senate Passes School Choice, Transfer Proposal

… first transfer within their own district. If those schools fill up, they may enroll in a nearby charter school, virtual school or nonreligious private school.

West Virginia authorizes online public schooling

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has authorized its county school boards to offer virtual school, where students in kindergarten through high …

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Both sides size up charter school bill

Mike Reese, R-Westmoreland County, would create a special commission to examine how much districts should be paying to cyber schools.

Critics: Charter bill shortchanges school districts

HARRISBURG – A proposed rewrite of the state charter school law would allow public … “However, the cuts for cyber schools are steep,” she said.

Accountant’s Sentencing Delayed Again In Pa. Cyber Charter School Scam

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Sentencing has been delayed again for an accountant who pleaded guilty to helping the founder and former CEO of …

 

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