Virtual School Meanderings

May 9, 2015

Virtual Schooling in the News

InTheNewsBeginning with Education Week’s Digital Directions.

New Digital Learning Report Card Describes Promising Practices for States

States are making significant progress in digital education efforts, with over 400 digital learning policies implemented in 2014, report finds. Read more.

(Digital Education)

Back to the semi-regular the ASCD SmartBrief.

How can school librarians support digital learning?
Librarians can help lead their schools’ digital transformations, suggests Mary Reiman, director of library media services for Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska. In this commentary, she describes how the district’s librarians have contributed to this effort. eSchool News (free registration) (5/4)

Similarly, the SmartBrief for EdTech.

What is the connection between social media and online teaching?
Educators who are comfortable using social media often excel at online teaching, according to Joshua Kim, director of digital learning initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning. The keys are to be present and to develop a positive learning community, Kim writes in this commentary. InsideHigherEd.com (5/4)

Report: Blended learning catching on among graduates
T.H.E. Journal (4/30)

Online classes a major piece of the college puzzle, Stanford president says
CampusTechnology.com (5/4)

Other News

Online platform lets teachers create and manage assessments for free

Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.

All Alabama students will have the option of virtual school

Williams said the new law requires that by September 2016 every school board has a policy in place for virtual school. “Technology is moving us in …

Cross-country friends with rare disorder plan Red River prom date

Danny Pfeiffer, who attends a virtual school, is looking forward to his first prom, his mother, Grace, said. He stays busy speaking with Condefer at …

High school sports bill dies

It also would have permitted home schooled and Florida virtual school students to attend the school of their choice for athletics, rather than be limited …

Lawmakers eye options for virtual education

… of Education work with a committee to develop state-backed online learning resources and possibly create a state-sponsored virtual school.

Class from the comfort of the couch

Johnson and Overton, two Northeast Dubois High School seniors, were participating in a virtual school day, a new program the district implemented to …

Some parents unhappy with closure of virtual school

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Some parents say they don’t think it’s fair that the troubled Tennessee VirtualAcademy has to close. The closure was …

All Alabama students will have the option of virtual school

Representative Jack Williams said traditional learning isn’t for everyone and that’s why the legislature passed the bill for virtual schools. “Some kids …

Montgomery school district to vote on virtual school program

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Montgomery County Board of Education will vote on whether or not to approve a new virtual school program.

State Passes Bill to Mandate Virtua…

Alabama lawmakers passed a bill that will require every school to offer a level ofvirtual school for its high school students by the 2016-2017 school …

Drug abuse summit meeting, Virtual Schools, Severe Weather warning system

Signs of a growing drug abuse problem in Alabama are prompting a summit meetingtomorrow in Montgomery. APR’s Pat Duggins reports the concern …

Alabama to require all districts to offer virtual schools

The Alabama legislature has passed a bill that would require all of the state’s high schools to offer a virtual schooling option by the 2016-17 school …

Virtual school sees more students

Louisiana Connections Academy has grown since it began four years ago as an online, state-wide charter school, according to Principal Glenda …

Ohio lawmakers forward e-school attendance allegations

Ohio lawmakers forward e-school attendance allegations … Ohio Virtual Academy, which serves about 13,000 students statewide, says it follows all …

Lawmakers eye options for virtual education

It also calls for an arrangement for Maine students to be able to participate in New Hampshire’s existing online school, the Virtual Learning Academy …

Illinois Virtual School is Focused on College and Career Readiness for Illinois Students

Illinois Virtual School (IVS) is once again expanding options to meet the needs of Illinois students. IVS has had a long history of providing innovative …

Ohio lawmakers forward e-school attendance allegations

COLUMBUS — State lawmakers in Ohio have referred allegations to authorities that an online charter school failed to dis-enroll hundreds of …

Confusion, expense could result from amended school transfer bill

The bill would require districts to pay for students who want to attend a virtual school, chosen by the child’s parents. The bill, as it is written, does not …

Students Taking Apex Learning AP Courses Consistently Outpace National AP Exam Average

Each school year, the average passing rate across Apex Learning Virtual School AP courses outpaces the national average for the same courses.

Project SOS, Take Stock in Children join for scholarships

Florida Virtual School, the public school that offers online courses to Florida … To register or for more information about virtual school, visit flvs.net.

FCPS Announces 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year

She’s co-directed the Maryland Writing Project for Frederick since 2008, and since 2014, she has also taught English for the FCPS Virtual School.

Virtual school program to expand in Robertson County

The Robertson County Board of Education is considering expanding enrollment in its virtual school program. In a work session with the board last …

Virtual School Operator Taps Data for Annual Academic Results

As public education in this country struggles to figure out the optimal way to use data to improve student learning, a for-profit company that delivers …

Send your avatar to class in Japan’s first virtual school

Tokyo, May 6 (IANS/EFE) Japan’s first virtual school, where teachers and students interact through avatars on the internet, just opened its cyber-doors, …

Info meeting set on a real virtual school

Parents will have a chance from 7-8:30 p.m. today to learn more about a tech-savvy alternative to traditional schooling during a meeting at the …

Ohio legislature questions virtual school’s truancy

Ohio State Rep. Teresa Fedor wants answers from the state Superintendent Richard Ross about allegations that Ohio Virtual Academy collected per …

Mo. Legislature sends school transfer bill to Nixon

“We remain concerned about the absence of a tuition cap, limited virtual schoolaccountability and potential unintended consequences of specified …

Lake County teacher accused of sexual harassment could get job back

John Anselmo, who had been with the district for seven years, was terminated in July 2014 while working as an instructor at the county’s virtual school …

Concerned St. Mary’s parents meet with SRSB

Whether that will mean a mixture of virtual school and teacher in the classroom; it obviously will for a lot of our schools. A lot of our schools have virtual …

More Money, More Problems: Billionaires Back Sectarian Courses For Public Schools

The virtual school, which is not accredited, produces video “courses” on subjects like feminism and religion. They’re available to anyone, but in recent …

Professor bullies, fails student for Christian beliefs

… a grade of four zero’s to the student enrolled at Polk through the Florida VirtualSchool program and referred to as “G.L” to protect the minor’s privacy.

Send your avatar to class in Japan’s first virtual school

Japan’s first virtual school, where teachers and students interact through avatars on the Internet, just opened its cyber-doors, seeking to offer an …

Alabama Passes Bill Requiring Schools to Offer High School Students Online Learning …

The virtual school bill would include the creation of a task force that will recommend improvements on ACCESS. This move will address the complaints …

Acclaim Academy closes Orange, Duval charter schools

The school district is encouraging parents to either send their children to a public school, go to another charter school, or sign up for virtual school.

State appears ready to start paying tuition bills at Maine charter schools

The Maine Connections Academy, which is based in South Portland, is a virtualschool. A seventh school, The Maine Virtual Academy, is set to open …

Alabama House expected to vote on Tim Tebow Act Thursday

“The AHSAA does support current Virtual School Bills as they relate to athletic eligibility as an avenue for home schooled students in the state of …

Missouri Senate approves new school transfer rules

… and districts will be able to transfer to another accredited school building in the district, transfer to a local charter school or enroll in a virtual school.

Professor Fails Student for Refusing to Conform to His Anti-Christian Bias

… for refusing to conform to his anti-Christian worldview. Grace is enrolled full-time in avirtual school she attends from home. Her mother, Kristin Lewis …

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Cyber classes to start in Montgomery schools – WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

The virtual learning program will allow 20 high school students to do their class work on computers. They will be required to report to MPS’s …

Kane school officials predict property tax increase

KANE — Kane Area School District business manager Stephen Perry … charter schools why they do not utilize the district’s cyberschool program.

Send your avatar to class in Japan’s first virtual school

Students who successfully complete the three-year term in the cyber-school will get a high school diploma, regardless of their age. Some people have …

ELECTION 2015: Hilliary Creely, Indiana Area School Board

“Expanded technology use is another area the board will address in terms of both continued growth of our cyber school and increased availability of …

 

May 3, 2015

ProQuest/EBSCO Alerts

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The benefits of virtual learning irtual learningEssex Chronicle [Chelmsford (UK)] 23 Apr 2015: 6.

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Penn Hills set to beef up cyber schoolShea, Kelsey. Tribune – Review / Pittsburgh Tribune – Review [Greensburg, Pa] 23 Apr 2015.

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The benefits of virtual learningCroydon Advertiser [Croydon (UK)] 24 Apr 2015: 8.

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The benefits of virtual learningIsle of Thanet Gazette [Margate (UK)] 24 Apr 2015: 8.

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Georgia Connection Academy hosts information session for online public schoolHall, Anna. McClatchy – Tribune Business News [Washington] 25 Apr 2015.

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Next, as usual I have not received the ProQuest alert for cyber school for some time.

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Moving on…  Once again I did not receive the EBSCO alerts for virtual school, cyber school, or K-12 online learning.

May 2, 2015

Virtual Schooling in the News

InTheNewsBeginning with the ASCD SmartBrief.

Survey shines light on digital-learning trends

Children Using Smartphones
(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

A majority — 58% — of students participating in a national survey about digital learning said they use mobile devices for learning during the school day. Students, parents, teachers and administrators participated in the survey, which highlights four digital-learning trends. eSchool News (free registration) (4/30)

Similarly, the SmartBrief for EdTech.

Ala. lawmakers strive to scale-up virtual schooling
Alabama lawmakers recently passed a bill to introduce some kind of virtual schooling to all districts by 2016-17. The bill also would create a task force to improve existing virtual education, said Sen. Dick Brewbaker, who sponsored the bill. The Huntsville Times (Ala.) (4/26)

Maine’s first virtual school set to expand next year
Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration) (4/26)

Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.

Welcome to WiFi High: Inside Maine’s first virtual school

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine — Walk into Maine Connections Academy looking for a school and you might think you’ve gotten lost and stepped …

Virtual festival showcases students’ real music

Starting Monday, the Orlando-based Florida Virtual School is hosting its first online-only student music fest. Rose Rodriguez, a music instructor at the …

Alabama Legislature passes ‘groundbreaking’ virtual schools bill to further expand education options

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A bill requiring local school systems to develop a virtual school plan by the 2016-2017 school year passed out of the Alabama …

School district sets orientation, registration nights for students

Students who will be in elementary and middle schools for the first time this fall are encouraged to take part in registration and orientation nights for …

14-year-old Miami Beach student with scientific mind wins full FIU scholarship

Aside from the school curriculum, Rebecca has taken virtual school courses, joined the volleyball team, the debate team and other school clubs.

Virtual schools coming to every Alabama school system by 2016-2017

The Legislature is trying to spark a surge in virtual school options. Every Alabama school system would be required to establish a policy to offer some …

Education announcements: Virtual school to hold information session May 14

Nevada Connections Academy is hosting a parent to parent information session from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.Thursday, May 14, at Starbucks, 3325 Retail …

Welcome to WiFi High: Inside Maine’s first virtual school

Martinez is a middle school social studies teacher at Maine Connections Academy, the state’s first virtual charter school. He’s one of eight teachers …

Virtual schools coming to every Alabama school system by 2016-2017

The Legislature is trying to spark a surge in virtual school options. Every Alabama school system would be required to establish a policy to offer some …

Last-ditch legislative effort fails to save virtual school

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A last-minute legislative maneuver to allow a troubled virtual school to remain open has failed. The Tennessee Virtual …

School board to consider virtual school pilot program

A handful of students in Montgomery Public Schools may have the opportunity to be involved in the system’s virtual school pilot program.

Last-ditch legislative effort fails to save virtual school

(AP) – A last-minute legislative maneuver to allow a troubled virtual school to … The Tennessee Virtual Academy has been ordered closed because of …

Alabama Legislature passes ‘groundbreaking’ virtual schools bill to further expand education options

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A bill requiring local school systems to develop a virtual school plan by the 2016-2017 school year passed out of the Alabama …

Tennessee Virtual Academy makes final push to stay open

The bill also enables local school districts to close virtual schools where student achievement growth is “significantly below expectations” for three …

Education announcements: Virtual school to hold information session May 14

Families interested in learning more about the virtual public school are invited to hear about what virtual schools are from a parent with a child …

Florida Virtual School opens enrollments for 2015-2016

Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS FT), a statewide virtual public school, is opening enrollment for grades kindergarten through 12th grade for the …

High Schoolers Could Attend Virtual Schools

If signed into law, school systems will have to come up with a way to incorporate … Some school systems are already working with virtual classrooms.

Board considers virtual school pilot program today

A handful of students in Montgomery Public Schools may have the opportunity to be involved in the system’s virtual school pilot program.

Some parents unhappy with closure of virtual school

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Some parents say they don’t think it’s fair that the troubled Tennessee Virtual Academy has to close. The closure was …

State Passes Bill to Mandate Virtua…

Alabama lawmakers passed a bill that will require every school to offer a level ofvirtual school for its high school students by the 2016-2017 school …

Alabama to require all districts to offer virtual schools

One notable example is for-profit virtual school K12Inc, which announced plans last April to rebrand as Fuel Education. The company was called out …

Osceola Creek Middle School names scholar-athletes

She is a full-time Florida Virtual School student with a high school GPA of 4.50. She is a member of The National Achievers Society and the Youth …

Mighty River School

“Autumn has had great success in the virtual school, often scoring perfect scores in content area and is currently taking a high school level Algebra I …

NAHL announces 2014-15 season awards

FRISCO, TEXAS – The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced the remainder of its awards for the 2014-15 season. The selections …

MPS approves virtual school pilot program

On Tuesday, the Montgomery County Board of Education unanimously approved the creation of a virtual school pilot program, which would start this …

Some parents unhappy with closure of virtual school

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Some parents say they don’t think it’s fair that the troubled Tennessee Virtual Academy has to close. The closure was …

Iberville school officials hopeful voters will approve tax renewals on ballot Saturday

That property tax will be used to operate and maintain the parish’s virtual school program and alternative programs at each of the district’s campuses.

Drug abuse summit meeting, Virtual Schools, Severe Weather warning system

The Montgomery County Board of Education will vote on whether or not to approve a new virtual school program. The Montgomery Advertiser reports …

Prattville Man Dies in Traffic Accident

A virtual school program is coming to Montgomery public schools. At a Tuesday meeting, the Montgomery County School Board voted unanimously to …

Illinois Virtual School is Focused on College and Career Readiness for Illinois Students

Illinois Virtual School (IVS) is once again expanding options to meet the needs of Illinois students. IVS has had a long history of providing innovative …

Which schools will gain or lose the most funding in Indiana?

The largest increase in funding, however, went to the Indiana Virtual School, an online charter school, which received a $27.6 million increase.

Union loses merit pay suit; no tenure for 2600 teachers

Charles Ackerson, a social studies teacher at Broward Virtual School, is one of the teachers affected by the ruling. He began as a district teacher in …

Local student gets invited to attend national science event

Aldrin selected Babbitt to represent the virtual school and the state of Florida as a delegate to the event that will be held from June 28 to June 30, the …

Looks like FHSAA can breathe easy, for now

Anybody who has been around sports for more than an hour or two knows that’s an open invitation to sign up an AAU team for virtual school and take …

Glen Ridge schools introduce ‘Mission 2020′

In February 2014, Pascack Valley Regional High School began working with “virtual school days” when the district’s two campuses were closed …

Clay County School district funding hiccup gone

She said one DOE official said, “‘Well, it’s your virtual school, you only got credit for 120 FTE and you had projected 300,’ because now with virtual …

Update Arizona’s online learning laws

Some online schools show great results; like the Florida Virtual School, where its students out-score students in traditional classroom settings on …

Virtual school sees more students

Louisiana Connections Academy has grown since it began four years ago as an online, state-wide charter school, according to Principal Glenda …

Charter school bill excludes online education

Maryland piloted its first online classes in 2003 through the Maryland Virtual School(MVS), which is directed by MSDE. These classes are used in …

RIM teachers suffer lowest pay

… discussions on buses, summer school and the virtual school program, to make responsible budget decisions, “But that doesn’t mean we act upon it.

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Pennsylvania Acting Education Secretary Pedro Rivera urges education investments now

Wolf wants to set a new flat $5,950 cyber school tuition rate for regular education students. Officials estimate this will save districts $162 million, based …

Upper Dauphin Area students attend statewide FFA event

Discipline referrals are down 40 percent, he said. He said six students had also returned to the district from cyber school. High school Principal Dermot …

Penn Hills district set to beef up cyber school

The Penn Hills School district is taking steps to strengthen its cyber academy next year in an effort to retain students interested in online learning.

Superintendent: Cyber schools cost more,

Superintendent Bell says home schools have established regulations, groups, and curriculums, and students educated this way do much better in …

Shippensburg school board candidates want administrators to curb cyber school spending

Two candidates for Shippensburg school board said last week they are concerned about rising cyber charter school costs and asked district …

 

April 26, 2015

ProQuest/EBSCO Alerts

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Broward Virtual School’s Christopher Gates Named State FinalistTargeted News Service [Washington, D.C] 10 Apr 2015.

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Next, as usual I have not received the ProQuest alert for cyber school for some time.

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Moving on…  I did not receive the EBSCO alerts for virtual school, cyber school, or K-12 online learning.

April 25, 2015

Virtual Schooling in the News

InTheNewsBeginning with the SmartBrief for EdTech.

Study explores time needed to build online courses
While it is expected that a technology learning curve could make teaching online courses more time consuming, a recent study finds that may not be the case. In some instances, professors found that once initial work was completed, they spent less time teaching via online courses. eCampus News (free registration) (4/20)

Online program seeks to redefine language instruction
An online immersion program is using videos and other technology to teach foreign languages. Middlebury Interactive Languages seeks to overhaul how foreign languages are taught. This article explores the program’s pros and cons, and the latest research. KQED.org/Mind/Shift blog (4/21)

Next, Education Week’s EdWeek Update.

SPECIAL REPORT

Chicago School Designed With Blended Learning in Mind

At the Intrinsic Schools’ first permanent campus, students and teachers are working in spaces designed to support blended learning and a mix of individualized and group instruction. Read more.
SPECIAL REPORT

Ohio District Creates a Lab for Blended Learning

In Mentor, Ohio, teachers test out and refine blended learning best practices in the “Catalyst,” a laboratory for educators to observe each other at work. Read more.

(Education Week)

Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.

Distance education task force begins discussions to fix broken model

That’s because tests results from virtual school students are aggregated with schools in the districts where the programs are based. The data is then …

Jayhawkville allows future educators to solve problems in virtual school systems

The virtual school district takes students into a variety of scenarios and allows them to work through problems while learning more about their own …

After Scrutiny, Schools That Sell Degrees Remake Online Presence

After the Courant story appeared, the website at calsuni.com was redirected to a website for a different virtual school — which also calls itself …

Survivor tells story for Holocaust Remembrance

Buck Lake Elementary School fourth-grade student David Wygodski sat attentively in a shirt and tie at Temple Israel on Sunday, listening to his …

Judge won’t order troubled virtual school to stay open

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A judge has refused to issue a temporary injunction that would allow a troubledvirtual school to remain open. Wednesday’s …

Hartselle to talk up Virtual Academy ahead of expected passage of Alabama Virtual School Bill

HARTSELLE, Ala. (WHNT) – The Alabama Virtual Schools Bill would take distance learning from an option, to a requirement in all public schools in …

Jayhawkville allows future educators to solve problems in virtual school systems

The virtual school district takes students into a variety of scenarios and allows them to work through problems while learning more about their own …

Virtual school students headed to science competition

For the first time in the school’s history, a group of students from Oregon Connections Academy will be competing in an annual science competition …

Palm Beach County virtual school

16 year old Talia Fradkin is a junior in Palm Beach County’s Virtual School, taking … A big difference is that virtual students can take classes just about …

Maine Lawmakers Consider Charter School Changes, Including Proposed Moratorium

LD 696 – An Act To Establish a Moratorium on the Establishment of Virtual CharterSchools – would prevent any more of these online academies from …

Eduloan funds virtual school students

Study finance provider Eduloan has extended its services to students of the Southern African Virtual School (SAVS), a recently established online …

Distance education task force begins discussions to fix broken model

That’s because tests results from virtual school students are aggregated with schools in the districts where the programs are based. The data is then …

Michigan Virtual U Revamps Professional Development Courses

Michigan Virtual University (MVU) has teamed with a private partner to update 60 courses for its LearnPort program. The school has selected …

After Scrutiny, Schools That Sell Degrees Remake Online Presence

After the Courant story appeared, the website at calsuni.com was redirected to a website for a different virtual school — which also calls itself …

Advanced Placement offerings vary widely in DC high schools

… at the 660-student school, Anacostia High in Ward 8 offers an online human geography course through the Florida Virtual School, Reif said.

General Assembly winds down with annual budget legislation

The students may be assigned to alternative school, a non-traditional school or even a virtual school. Many counties and school boards have already …

Last-ditch legislative effort fails to save virtual school

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A last-minute legislative maneuver to allow a troubledvirtual school to remain open has failed. The Tennessee Virtual …

Hundreds Rally For School Choice at State House

“But through the virtual school she’s able to have the 1 on 1 support she needs and she’s able to thrive. So the best thing about school choice is that …

Meeting: Northeast Dubois Schools

Heard from Gladish that the state has approved two virtual school days for Northeast Dubois seniors. Those students will complete their final snow …

Parents fight for Tennessee Virtual Academy to remain open

Teachers said the school will be closed because it’s new and many students went to virtual school to recover from a bad start in brick and mortar …

Wichita summer school enrollment begins Monday

Summer school will be offered June 1-18 at Wichita North High School and Chester I. Lewis Virtual School. The morning session is 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.; …

Texas Parents Encouraged by Senate Education Committee Vote on SB 894

… said Shea Mackin, parent leader for PublicSchoolOptions.org’s Texas Chapter and an Austin mother with students enrolled in a public virtual school.

Florida Virtual School opens enrollments for 2015-2016

Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS FT), a statewide virtual public school, is opening enrollment for grades kindergarten through 12th grade for the …

Two Griffins sign letters of intent

Roach said he remembered first meeting Douglas, who is a virtual school student but competes for the Lady Griffins, when she was a shy sophomore …

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Cyberschool students struggle to pass standardized tests

One cyber school official would like to see changes made for how all students take state standardized tests. Reese Flurie, CEO of Commonwealth …

More than 50 Beaver County students opt-out of state tests

Without taking into account any students who aren’t able to travel to a testing site –cyber school students still are required to take the tests in person …

Residents bring salary, cyberschool concerns to school board

SHIPPENSBURG — The Shippensburg Area School District board of directors fielded questions from several area residents regarding administrative …

Cyberschool students struggle to pass standardized tests

Students at the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School in Midland, above, have struggled to pass state standardized tests, according to data from the …

Penn Hills district set to beef up cyber school

The Penn Hills School district is taking steps to strengthen its cyber academy next year in an effort to retain students interested in online learning.

Hundreds Rally For School Choice at State House

He is now enrolled in cyber school, and says it’s the perfect fit. “I can read things aloud, and I’m very auditory, so I can learn that way, and they wouldn’t …

High school notebook: Lombardi discusses 6 classes, heat acclimatization at WPIAL meeting

The new parameters are only counting 10 percent of the students who don’t attend a school (cyber school, home school, etc.). The heat acclimatization …

Cherry sentences drug dealer to state prison

She said on March 20 she was at her aunt’s working on cyber school and showed a printout to the court from the school saying she was logged into …

Superintendent: Cyber schools cost more,

And with more parents deciding on cyber school for their kids, the costs have gone up dramatically. The figure in 2009-10 school year was about …

Highlands expands budget, not taxes

The positions include a middle school English teacher; a teacher for the district’s cyber school, the Highlands Virtual Academy; and a remedial reading …

York City schools budget restores programs, counts on more from state

Holmes said he wants to continue funding academic and behavioral intervention programs, a cyber-school alternative, the high school’s …

Saint Clair Area approves pact, public stresses future concerns

“You have increases per year in charter and cyber school costs. PSERS (Public School Employees’ Retirement System) goes up every year. You have …

UDA board learns of FFA leadership conference, increases athletic fees

He reported six students had also returned to the district from cyber school. High School Principal Dermot Garrett expressed his concern about the …

Shippensburg school board candidates want administrators to curb cyber school spending

Administrators said they surveyed parents to learn why they placed their children in cyber schools and convinced some cyber school students to return …

Blairsville Middle/High School window replacement approved

In the second resolution, the district supports legislation that would base tuition public schools surrender for each student who attends a cyber school …

West York school board, 8 for 5

… developing new approaches such as the “open campus” concept at the secondary level and the development of a West York Cyber School program.

 

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