Beginning with the K-12 High Speed Network.
Report: Digital Curriculum Spending up 25% in 2016, Most Schools to Increase in 2017
A new survey from The Learning Counsel finds that nearly four in five (78 percent) students have access to a computing device for “a good portion of the school day” or longer. Read More.
Next, the eSchool News Today.
5 questions to answer about OER use
As open educational resources (OER) grow in popularity, school leaders are tasked with identifying the best way to find, organize and use these resources. But that process can be overwhelming,…
Also, the semi-regular SmartBrief for EdTech.
What do educators think about OER?
A panel of education leaders during a recent webinar offered insight into the use of open educational resources. The panel addressed issues such as how OER changes teaching and learning and who should select digital resources.
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Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.
School-choice advocates place hope in Greitens
The parents then could pay tuition to a private or virtual school, buy textbooks, hire tutors or pay for any number of things approved by the state.
Florida virtual school accepting enrollment until January
Tech-savvy millennial generation views education through new lens, interested in online options such as Florida Virtual School Full Time Millennials …
Kudos: Manatee schools, students earning greater success in graduation rates
Online classes through the Florida Virtual School favor youngsters who shy away from high school culture. Students eager to learn a trade can lay the …
2016 in review: Safety, innovation highlight year in education
Over the last year, Athens and Limestone County Schools continue a … Sisk said the district’s virtual school will also be headquartered at Owens.
New Benicia school board member champions education
DeVos said she will bring a renewed approach to education, with an emphasis on expanding school vouchers, charter schools, virtual schools, …
Virtual Student Coming to Sparta Schools
SPARTA, NJ – A virtual student will be attending Sparta Township schools. The VGo was introduced at the December board of education meeting.
Versailles State Representative files school transfer legislation; bill would only impact Normandy …
Wood tells Missourinet that Speaker Richardson realizes other provisions, such as charter and “virtual”schools, could be added by other lawmakers.
12-year-old skater pursues dream in flexible ‘classroom’
… one of two main online school systems, the Ramirez family has their own unique situation for which virtual school has become a great solution.
Why online learning works for these Indiana kids
Tori: Back when I first started virtual school, it was rough, and I wanted to go back just because the socialization wasn’t the same. After I got through …
K12 International Academy Offering New Year Savings for Midterm Enrollments
As a virtual school available to any student with an internet connection, K12 International Academy (iCad) has a unique student population that …
Plans underway for annual MLK birthday celebration
At noon, Cynthia Williams, Principal of St. Johns Technical High School &St. Johns Virtual School, will offer a few words at the Plaza de la Constitucion …
Mike Miles, former superintendent in Colorado and Dallas, opening charter school in northwest …
Indiana’s virtual school classes can enroll upwards of 50 students at a time. But for most Indiana students in online schools, the flexibility and lack of …
Schools are Getting Rid of Snow Days Because Nothing Is Sacred Anymore
Several schools in the Northeast are responding to more frequent weather-related closings by offering — wait for it — virtual school days. Yep, kids are …
Q5 MTC Sophomore Showcase
The admissions process for private school, home-school and virtual school students is similar to students in Meridian’s district high schools, but we’ll …
Osnaburg Local hosts panel on online, blended learning
Brown serves as national manager of sales for Florida Virtual School Global. The panel discussed strategies for success, policies and procedures, …
Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.
Vestaburg to authorize new cyber school
VESTABURG — A new cyber school is coming to West Michigan at the start of the new year, thanks to Vestaburg Community Schools and Success …