Virtual School Meanderings

June 10, 2017

Virtual Schooling In The News

InTheNewsBeginning with the SmartBrief for EdTech.

Other News

Back to the regular Google news alert for virtual school.

Parent’s Perspective: How Virtual Education Has Changed My Son’s Life — and Why Florida Must …

We currently homeschool using the FLVS Flex Program—the Florida Virtual School part-time program—to access online courses tailored to Branden’s …

Summer school programs begin Monday

+ Marion Virtual School – Online classes provide year-round opportunities to students in grades K-12. Currently, 1,400 students are enrolled in 2,500 …

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.

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 …

Bayfield’s Virtual School Continues To Grow

The principal of the Virtual High School in Bayfield says their business has grown significantly over the past few months and that’s meant hiring more …

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.

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.

Parent’s Perspective: How Virtual Education Has Changed My Son’s Life — and Why Florida Must …

Last year, I found the perfect school setting for my son. But, because of an outdated and unnecessary barrier in Florida, my family will lose this option …

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

Traditional, charter, religious, and virtual schools should be options for students, the education secretary argued, as should “an educational setting yet …

Ripon might create a virtual charter school

Two years ago, the Ripon Area School District sought to answer a question through a survey: Why do residents choose schools outside the district …

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 …

Saddleback Valley Unified introduces new virtual education option

Saddleback Valley Unified School District’s new Virtual Academy will be held at Melinda Heights ElementarySchool in Rancho Santa Margarita …

Remarkable Seniors: Seizures don’t deter graduates law enforcement career goal

Her tutor, offered through the St. Johns Virtual School, said Heidi made a point to always welcome new virtual students. At weekly meetings at Maple …

Graduates took non-traditional path to diploma at Flexible Evening High School

So she made the decision to start attending Flexible Evening High School, through the Frederick County Virtual School program. On Monday evening …

Florida Virtual School helps homebound students learn

Thousands of students who can’t attend traditional brick-and-mortar schools attend Florida Virtual School. FLVS is a free, fully accredited online school …

Column: Why online schools are growing

As a virtual school educator, I see firsthand why this 21st century education model is working for students. While it might not be the right option for all …

Australia-first program dramatically boosting education

… including visiting UK Virtual Schools, and we have established mentoring relationships between Virtual School Heads in the UK and our LOOKOUT …

Area students graduate from online charter school

… sessions (www.connectionsacademy.com/) offered by the school. Early enrollment is also encouraged, especially for families new to virtual school.

Program for homeless high school students to expand this summer and into next school year

Like last year, students will take classes in the morning through the district’s Virtual School, followed by an afternoon of work at a local business …

Leaving high school at 16 to pursue higher education

“While at the Virtual School, apart from the actual course material, I learned self reliance and organization skills,” Bethan said. “For sixth through eighth …

Feelings run high: GPs divided on need for new medical school

But if there was to be one, they would prefer to see an actual bricks and mortar campus, rather than some kind of virtual school in various locations.

Finally, the Google news alert for cyber school.

Your Voice, Your Future Roundtable: “Cyber School Threats”

Traverse City, MI — Over the past few months, there have been a series of cyber school threats made by students in northern Michigan. How are such ..

BULLIED OUT OF SCHOOL: Maine families look to cyber charter schools for success

NORTH FALMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – A total of 746 incidents of bullying and harassment were reported in public schools statewide in 2016, …

School superintendents coordinate to plead for state funding help

School superintendents coordinate to plead for state funding help … costs for pensions, special education and charter and cyber schools, which dwarf …

Georgia Cyber Academy to Hold In-Person Commencement Ceremony

Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), an accredited, full-time online public school program serving students in grades K-12 will honor the Class of 2017 at a …

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

When a school official was told by the student’s mother about the rape, … the student was enrolled in online classes at a cyber school, the suit says.

Where students can take a different approach

After three years at Tacony Academy Charter, he had accumulated only half the credits he needed, so he tried the cyber school route, enrolling first in …

Central, Cyber School graduates celebrate success

The years of hard work by Grand Haven’s Central High School and Cyber School graduates were celebrated during the commencement ceremony at …

PA Cyber to graduate more than 1100 students from 61 counties

KUTZTOWN, Pa., June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Nearly 275 Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School students today received their high …

 

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