Virtual School Meanderings

June 3, 2017

Virtual Schooling In The News

InTheNewsBeginning with the Google news alert for virtual school.

Students use credit recovery lab to graduate

Denson was placed in the credit recovery lab, where students can take classes online through Bay Virtual School to quickly make up their credits and …

Virtual School Holds Information Session for Parents

It’s a virtual school in Rogers. It is holding an information session for parents at Hyatt Place in Bentonville on Wednesday, May 24. Parents can learn …

Virtual schools provide options for families

Families choose virtual school for a variety of reasons, and many of our students come to us because they were facing a problem or situation that was …

Indiana Virtual School Partners with EdisonLearning to Increase Quality Online Education Options

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indiana Virtual School announces that it will be partnering with international …

Tennis sensation using virtual school to aid in training

Lana Mavor decided to withdraw from a traditional school to enroll at Maine Virtual Academy, which allows her to maximize her tennis training.

State’s first virtual charter school offers unique learning experience

GCA is the state’s first virtual charter school and has about 14,500 enrolled students. The Georgia Cyber Academy uses online curriculum and …

Virtual schools under scrutiny

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As U.S. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students get …

Online public schools raising questions in Alabama

Virtual public schools are still fairly new to Alabama, and state Superintendent Michael Sentance has questions. Sentance said this week that state …

States struggle with oversight of online charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As U.S. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students get …

Indiana Virtual School Partners with EdisonLearning to Increase Quality Online Education Options

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 24, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Indiana Virtual School announces that it will be partnering with international …

States struggle with oversight of online charter schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As U.S. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students get …

Board updated on virtual school

The Livingstone Range School Division is always looking for ways to bring education to rural areas, and one of its newest initiatives is a virtual school.

For Betsy DeVos and her former advocacy group, the future of education means ‘personalization …

For-profit virtual school companies are tightly connected to AFC. The two largest such groups, K12 and Connections Academy, were among the chief …

Bayfield’s Virtual School Continues To Grow

Bayfield’s Virtual School Continues To Grow. By Bob MontgomeryMay 31, 2017 4:24am. The principal of the Virtual High School in Bayfield says their …

Livingstone Range School Division offers students choice through virtual school

Livingstone Range School Division is always looking for ways to bring education to rural areas, and one of its newest initiatives is a virtual school.

Virtual school checks necessary, officials say

Last week, State Superintendent Michael Sentance announced the formation of a three-person committee to look into the implications of virtual school …

Iowa City musician says going online high school route helped her get to Juilliard

The virtual school is one of few “school choice” programs in Iowa, which Republicans in the state legislature have said they would like to bolster next …

School district narrows pick for next superintendent in Pleasanton

Haglund also served as the founder and principal of the Riverside Virtual School in the same school district. He taught social studies in Rilato Unified …

Online education: Alabama studies how to deal with virtual schools

State Superintendent Mike Sentence has appointed a committee to study the impending proliferation of online education in Alabama’s public schools.

Finally, the Google news alert for cyber school.

Cyber schools cost district millions

East Stroudsburg Area School District and its taxpayers paid cyber charter schools $3.7 million last year. That total has climbed consistently for at least …

LETTERS: Exceptional cyber-education experience; offensive school production

Over the four years that I have been a student at Colorado Connections Academy, I have had a variety of teachers in a variety of classes. Most of my …

‘Ugly’ Wilmington budget debate still simmering

The board has agreed to close Pulaski Elementary School, will not replace … Board members want the amount given to the cyber schools for each …

Legislative committee finds that charters cause financial issues for many districts

The report found issues with the state’s funding of charter school transportation, special education payments,cyber school payments, and the state’s …

Eastburg school board opposes charter school bill

“We need to absolutely define what it costs to educate a child in cyber school,” she said. “Then we need to make sure that’s the amount they get.”.

Teacher cuts, tax increases in store for Butler Area School District

The 2017-18 school district budget shows tax increases and teacher cuts are in store. ….. She is now in counseling and attending cyber school.

Woman claims daughter abused at school by aide

She is now in counseling and attending cyber school. The Halls said they plan to file a civil lawsuit against the district. They said they believe that’s the …

State’s first virtual charter school offers unique learning experience

The four children are all students at the Georgia Cyber Academy, a K12 Inc. powered online public charter school, and are earning school credit …

Lawsuit accuses Pennridge School District of not taking action to protect student

During the final part of her junior year, the student was enrolled in online classes at a cyber school, the suit says. As a result, the suit says, she missed …

Senior, 18, sues Bucks school district after alleged rape

… her sophomore year working from home, and left in April of her junior year to attend a cyber school, returning to the high school for her senior year.

After gun threat, Plum High to increase security at graduation Thursday

The Plum School District has announced heightened security will be in place when its seniors graduate Thursday night after the district received word …

 

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