Virtual School Meanderings

August 15, 2015

Virtual Schooling in the News

InTheNewsBeginning with the eSchool News Today.

Top News of the Day

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Rural district turns to online speech therapy
Although districts are required to provide students in need with special education and related services such as speech therapy, many face obstacles in doing so. One such school district, Lone Pine Unified (LPUSD), an economically [ Read More ]

Next, the semi-regular SmartBrief for Ed Tech.

8 states adopt innovative virtual education program Education Next (8/2015)

Report: 63% of schools lack bandwidth for digital learning
About 63% of schools nationwide lack the bandwidth to meet their digital learning needs, according to a recent report from CDW-G. Data show that Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington have the best rates of connectivity. EdTech magazine online (8/10)

Survey: Students benefit from technology, online learning
Technology would improve learning for college students, according to three-quarters of students who participated in a recent survey. Participants in the annual survey sponsored by e-learning platform company Vitalsource and run by Wakefield Research also found that online courses resulted in improved grades. CampusTechnology.com (8/13)

Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.

Education Notebook: School news and events for Aug. 6-12, 2015

… with its certified teachers and parents with children currently enrolled. Visit connectionsacademy.com/nevada-virtual-school/our-school/home.aspx.

Leon County Schools information

… school choice, volunteers, district advisory council, virtual school, mentors and business partners, human resources, food services, and purchasing.

More choice but plenty of headaches

“I had a friend whose kids did virtual school with (Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow), but I didn’t really care for their approach because the kids were …

Two students set to be expelled from Palmetto High School in rare occurrence for Manatee County …

The students will then enroll in virtual school. If they maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout the 2015-16 year, they will be eligible to return to …

Here’s what’s new in Muscogee County, Phenix City, Russell County schools for 2015-16

The virtual school, dubbed the V-School, is designed for students in grades 9-12 who are: home-schoolers; travelers; pursuing a nontraditional career, …

Local Educators teach students online in virtual public school

Three local teachers − all Tarleton graduates, Stephenville residents, friends and members of the same church − are preparing curriculum for students …

Wisconsin districts won’t be impacted by virtual charter performance

Under a new provision in Wisconsin’s budget, some school districts will not be held accountable for the virtual charter schools they host. If more than …

Arkansas students attend school via virtual academy

Parents have choices regarding where their children go to school, but what about skipping school altogether and going the virtual route? It’s now …

Virtual academy holds open house in Gretna

Louisiana Connections Academy, a statewide public charter school and provider of a virtual school for kindergarten through 12th grade, has openings …

In Wisconsin, poorly performing virtual charters won’t affect their districts

virtual-school A little-known provision slipped into the Wisconsin budget signed by Gov. Scott Walker would keep low-performing virtual charter …

School board briefed on proposed budget

With the new block grant system, the Leavenworth Virtual School is the only area in which the district will benefit financially from an increase in …

New Mexico Virtual Academy Students Log On August 17th To Start SchoolYear

10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Students at New Mexico Virtual Academy (NMVA), an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, will begin their …

South Carolina Virtual Charter School Celebrates Start of Its 8th Year

COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — South Carolina Virtual Charter School(SCVCS), a tuition-free, online public school, …

Board OKs virtual learning for Natchez-Adams School District

The NatchezAdams County School Board has approved the use of The Edgenuity Virtual Curriculum Solutions program for online courses.

EducationPlus: No written agreement between school districts offering to help Normandy …

Education experts and legislators also were concerned about the virtual schooloption. It’s unclear how many of the 22 school districts plan to lower …

Lawmakers want tuition agreement for Normandy, Riverview Gardens in writing

Education experts and legislators also were concerned about the virtual school option. Lawmakers have an opportunity to override the governor’s …

Moving to charter schools raises many issues

Consider that one of the 23 felony indictments against Republican House Speaker Mike Hubbard relates to payments from a virtual school company …

Sumner schools, TCAT partner for career, tech ed options

Since then, the system has created a new opportunity every year to include transitioning E.B. Wilson from a night school to a virtual school, launching …

Virtual learners get their own back to school bash at Parkview Field

The curriculum for the virtual school covers both core classes and electives, and is aligned to Indiana state standards and the Core 40 graduation …

LP youth ministry sharpens academic focus

Dana Telesco helps Jeremy Simmons, a high school sophomore, with his English class work through Florida Virtual School at Str8 Up Youth Ministry …

Changes will add flexibility to academic program for hospital-homebound students

Local teachers dedicated to hospital-homebound instruction will be available remotely, making the course much more like virtual school than before.

MTS Minnesota Connections Academy Hosts Meet the Teachers Extravaganza

Families also have access to an On-Demand Preview of Virtual School, available 24/7. For a complete schedule of events and a link to the on-demand …

Palm Springs Unified launches virtual school for K-12

Palm Springs Unified School District is embracing the “wave of the future” this school year with the launch of its new virtual school Thursday.

Kiowa County Schools plan for growth in virtual program

Kiowa County schools are seeking students for the virtual school, 21st Century Learning Academy. “If anybody is interested in exploring the …

Republican supermajority has failed Tennessee

The Tennessee virtual school bill was the Republican majority’s lead education reform, passed in 2010 over strong Democratic opposition. The bill …

State takes over operations of Halifax County Schools

Middle and high school students will be enrolled in the state’s virtual school if there is not a licensed teacher in a course required for high school …

Florida Virtual School full time enrollment still open as back to school nears

ORLANDO, FL – Florida Virtual School Full Time (FLVS FT), a statewide virtual public school, still has enrollment for grades Kindergarten-12 for the …

Education Notebook: School news and events for Aug. 13-19, 2015

Hash House A Go Go is supporting Communities In Schools of Nevada’s annual Fill The Bus school supply drive by offering two locations for guests to …

Local school boards named for AASB award

This program’s topic, “Virtual Vision & Legislative Litmus,” will include details about what Alabama’s new virtual-school law requires. By fall 2016 …

Montgomery Public Schools students return to school

New this year at MPS is a virtual school. Twenty students will do their school work at home. They will only come into schools if they need the extra help …

Fulton Back To School Update: Student Population Exceeds 93000

Many of these credits have been earned through the expansion of the Fulton Virtual School. AVID (Achievement Via Individual Determination) has …

Commentary: Books to ease the off-to-school jitters

… by Margriet Ruurs, provides such glimpses from different countries, including a floating school in Cambodia, a virtual school in Egypt, a school under …

U.P. online teacher honored

She is now the lead math instructor at Michigan Virtual School and is honored for her “unparalleled commitment to her students.” Gleason received the …

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

PA Cyber School could still make staff, teacher cuts

PA Cyber Board of Trustee Vice President Edward Elder was one of three trustees to vote in favor of the layoffs. Buy this photo · View all 2 images in …

Local Students Switching To Online Schooling

Gillian’s mom Lori Nixon knew the cyber school would be able to give her daughter the time she needed to dedicate to her horses and still get her …

Lenawee County to gain its first charter school

… will open for the upcoming academic year in the form of LifeTech Academy, which is based in Lansing and calls itself “Michigan’s Cyber School.”.

Let public in on layoffs

This would be an opportune time for the PA Cyber school board to show it has nothing to hide from the public. Layoffs and budget cuts are difficult …

Your Child. Your Choice. Our Future!

If a family chooses a non-traditional cyber school model, the student learns at home but is taught by teachers online – the books and curriculum are …

PA Cyber School could still make staff, teacher cuts

MIDLAND — Although dozens of Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School workers dodged cuts Wednesday, school officials said layoffs will still be …

Job cuts on hold at PA Cyber Charter School

The elimination of 43 job cuts at Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School has run into complications after legal action to halt them was filed and the board …

Georgia Cyber Academy Students Log In August 10th To Start the School Year

4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Students at Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, will begin …

PA Cyber board fails to get votes for employee layoffs

MIDLAND– The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School’s board of directors failed Wednesday to gain the votes needed to lay off several employees.

Georgia Cyber Academy Students Log In August 10th To Start the School Year

4, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Students at Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA),an accredited, full-time, online public charter school, will begin their …

Israel addresses Kane school board at work session

Kerek also reported that Gaetano has been successful in bringing back approximately 18 of the 33 charter and cyberschool students which the school …

 

August 9, 2015

EBSCO Alerts

ebscoFirst, I received the notices to renew each of these three EBSCO alerts (i.e., virtual school, cyber school, and K-12 online learning) for another year – which I have done.

Having said that, the only alert that generated an e-mail this week was the one for cyber school, which yielded no relevant items to share. I did not receive alerts for virtual school or K-12 online learning at all!

So again not much to report this week (for about a month now)…

August 8, 2015

Virtual Schooling in the News

InTheNewsBeginning with the eSchool News Today

Top News of the Day

News
Michigan expands access to online speech therapy for underserved students
Michigan schools are now eligible to receive Medicaid reimbursement for speech telepractice services, just as they do for on-site services. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services policy, live, online speech-language therapy, also [Read More ]

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In Wisconsin, poorly performing virtual charters won’t affect their districts
A little-known provision slipped into the Wisconsin budget signed by Gov. Scott Walker would keep low-performing virtual charter schools from dragging down the report cards of districts that host them. The new law excludes the achievement [ Read More ]

Next, the SmartBrief for EdTech.

Ark. educators prepare to go digital

Technology image
(Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images)

Arkansas schools will launch Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s computer science initiative this fall, giving all high-school students access to a computer science course. The state is working to train its educators to teach such courses independently, and virtual classes will be available to students in the interim. Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Little Rock) (free registration) (8/2)

 

Similarly, and a new one this week, the Connected Educator SmartBrief.

6 school leaders share blended-learning models

student devices
(Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

School leaders profiled in this article share where they are now on their blended-learning journeys. In general, they say they have moved beyond issues such as connectivity, student logins and basic troubleshooting, and instead are more focused on issues such as choosing the best software and what works when collecting and using student data.EdSurge (8/3)

 

Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.

Virtual school enrolling for next year

TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School (TECCA), the state’s newest full-time, tuition-free public school for K-12 students, …

Readers debate merits of home schooling

My middle child was home schooled through Florida Virtual School for his freshman year of high school. While he did OK in the program, he suffered …

State budget protects districts from low-performing virtual schools

“Some of that diversity is a large group who are not successful in their resident school, and they look to virtual school as a last hope.” Because they are …

Online charter school’s success pays off for tiny public school district

The more students who enroll in the virtual school, the more money the public school gets. All charter authorizers take a percentage of their charter …

Ed experts mum on improving schools without raising taxes

Its very limited charter school options and virtual school options weighed the state down. Wallet Hub does show a weak correlation between spending …

Loris High School hosts business, faith-based leaders’ luncheon

The school has seen a rise in the Virtual School enrollment and its Medical Magnet Program enrolled more than 140 students. Each table, decorated …

State budget protects districts from low-performing virtual schools

Scott Walker would keep low-performing virtual charter schools from dragging down the report cards of districts that host them. The new law excludes …

Florida’s virtual school options boom

The school day for gymnast Tyler Harriman begins shortly after 6 a.m. He squeezes in two hours of classes online before heading to the gym for a full …

Virtual school holds information session in Odessa

The features and benefits of Texas Connections Academy, a virtual public school for grades three through 12, were explained during an information …

Virtual school enrolling for next year

TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School (TECCA), the state’s newest full-time, tuition-free public school for K-12 students, …

Students in Grades K-12 Give Connections Academy Virtual Schools High Marks in Annual Survey

Connections Academy, a virtual school provider serving students in 26 states*, has released results from its 2015 student satisfaction survey.

Janesville School District moves its virtual academy | GazetteXtra

JANESVILLE—The Janesville School District’s Arise Virtual Academy will move this fall to Franklin MiddleSchool, 450 Crosby Ave., according to a …

Readers debate merits of home schooling

My middle child was home schooled through Florida Virtual School for his freshman year of high school. While he did OK in the program, he suffered …

Education Notebook: School news and events for July 23-29, 2015 | Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada Connections Academy plans to host two information sessions in Henderson. The academy is a virtual public school, and the sessions will …

In Wisconsin, poorly performing virtual charters won’t affect their districts

virtual-school A little-known provision slipped into the Wisconsin budget signed by Gov. Scott Walker would keep low-performing virtual charter …

Virtual academy holds open house in Gretna

Louisiana Connections Academy, a statewide public charter school and provider of a virtual school for kindergarten through 12th grade, has openings …

Video: Cookstown High boffins recreate their school in Minecraft

“They actually suggested putting virtual school teachers in some of the rooms – think extended school holidays,” he said. “They’re going to make an …

Hoosier Academies to Begin 8th School Year Serving Indiana Students Statewide

… Indiana families: Hoosier Academies Virtual School, a K–12 online school, and Hoosier Academies Indianapolis, a K–12 “blended learning” school.

Pine Meadow Making Space For Makerspaces

Then at 2:00 the Minecraft Club met. Once they helped each other learn the program, they agreed upon a rubric for designing a virtual school.

School board briefed on proposed budget

With the new block grant system, the Leavenworth Virtual School is the only area in which the district will benefit financially from an increase in …

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Beaver County judge temporary stops seven PA Cyber schoollayoffs

Seven PA Cyber School employees who were among 43 laid off recently … The school announced layoffs for 43 people on July 21, and a group of …

SHippensburg Area School District approves agreement with CAOLA

The agreement with CAOLA will allow Shippensburg students to enroll in cyberschool while saving the district thousands of dollars, officials said.

PA Cyber fighting sexual harassment lawsuit

PHILADELPHIA — A former Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School employee filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Midland-based school last …

PA Cyber offered severance package to nonunion employees

MIDLAND — Nonunion employees laid off by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter Schoollast week were offered a severance package while virtual …

PA Cyber board of trustees reorganizes

MIDLAND — The Pennsylvania Cyber School board of trustees recently reorganized for the 2015-16 school year, and there’s a slight change in the …

Solutions scarce

How about semi-cyber school — two days in school, three days a week studying at home? Or all charter schools and getting away from the pension …

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Eligible families with a child in any of a variety of educational settings including public, charter, private, parochial, cyber school, and home school may …

Furloughed Pa. Cyber Employees Challenge Board To Reinstate Jobs

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Charter Cyber School is in financial trouble after years of growth, but a move to layoff dozens of …

 

August 2, 2015

EBSCO Alerts

ebscoBeginning with the EBSCO alert for virtual school, which I did receive but it contained no relevant items.

Next, I also received the EBSCO alert for cyber school, but again there were no relevant items.

Finally, I did not receive the EBSCO alerts for K-12 online learning this week.

So again not much to report this week (for the second or third week in a row)…  Interestingly, sometimes there are almost two dozen items, and then weeks go by like this!

August 1, 2015

Virtual Schooling in the News

InTheNewsBeginning with the eSchool News Today.

Top News of the Day
News
N.C. district targets online, blended learning solutions
Edgenuity, a provider of online and blended learning solutions, announced that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), North Carolina’s second-largest school district, has selected Edgenuity as the district’s primary online and blended learning solution. Edgenuity will provide access [ Read More ]

Next, the semi-regular ASCD SmartBrief.

Schools seek faster Internet amid rise in digital learning, testing

students computers
(PASCAL PAVANI/Getty Images)

Many school districts nationwide are looking to boost their broadband Internet speed as teachers integrate more Web-based content and online testing in the classroom, according to this article. Officials say there is more available funding through E-Rate and other programs to help districts increase bandwidth. District Administration magazine(8/2015)

Fla. districts find promise in blended learning
Blended learning is showing promise in two Florida districts, but officials say it is too soon to tell how the mix of high-tech and traditional teaching will affect students’ achievement. “In the blended learning environment, students who are advanced can work ahead, and the student who struggles has the opportunity to go back and learn a little bit slower, without falling behind,” teacher Lisa Hauser said. The Miami Herald (tiered subscription model) (7/28)

Similarly, the SmartBrief for EdTech.

Blended-learning program to train school leaders in Ohio

Technology on chalkboard
(Pixabay)

School leaders in Ohio will participate in a blended-learning training program. Officials said about 70 principals and administrators from 16 schools are expected to participate in the program, a partnership of the Ohio Blended Learning Network and the FridayInstitute at North Carolina State University. The Hechinger Report (7/29)

 

Online learning grows more popular in Fla.
Florida is a national leader in online learning, with about 200,000 students taking at least one course online. Officials say the growth in online learning was driven in part by the state’s Digital Learning Act, which requires students to take at least one course online to graduate. However, questions remain over the effectiveness of the courses. The Miami Herald (tiered subscription model) (7/28)

Back to the regular Google News alert for virtual school.

Licensures approved for NASD

The Edgenuity Virtual Curriculum Solutions program will also be used for high school students in addition to the current Mississippi Virtual School …

Program paying students for computer literacy is expanding

The courses, which are available through Florida Virtual School, are open to middle and high school students. Certificates from Oracle, CompTIA and …

Home schooling booms in Collier County

Parents can choose to take a nationally or state-standardized test. They can also provide transcripts from virtual school or dual-enrollment coursework.

Virtual school sets information session

Sissy Adams of Odessa first heard about the virtual school Texas Connections about two years ago when she and her sister were caring for their ailing …

Keep eye on virtual charters

The NEPC release cited study of student learning in Pennsylvania virtual charter schools that “found virtual-school students ended up with learning …

Madison Toonder, 14, of St. Augustine creates path toward career in veterinarian sciences

The Florida Virtual School student will attend the Academy of Biotechnology and Medical Research at Ponte Vedra High School starting in August.

City board of education approves its first virtual school

The Tuscaloosa City Schools System is on its way to starting its first virtual … Phase two will make the virtual school available for students who are …

City board of education approves its first virtual school

The Tuscaloosa City Schools System is on its way to starting its first virtual school. Mike Daria … Virtual school will be implemented in three phases.

Katy Virtual School expands learning opportunities

Katy Virtual School is built upon online courses already offered to KISD students. The program offers expanded learning opportunities for Katy ISD …

Virtual School In Massachusetts Sees Increased Enrollment

TEC Connections Academy Commonwealth Virtual School or TECCA is a full-time, public, tuition-free school that allows students to complete …

Virtual school to host info sessions – Local News – The Sheridan Press

SHERIDAN — Wyoming Connections Academy, a tuition-free virtual public school, will host free information sessions for families interested in learning …

Virtual school sets information session

Texas Connections Academy, a virtual public school expecting about 5,000 students from across the state this fall, will hold an informational session at …

Virtual school to hold information sessions – Rockland – Camden – Knox – Courier-Gazette …

Portland — Maine Connections Academy, the state’s first full-time, tuition-free virtual public charter school for grades 7-12, is now enrolling students for …

Virtual student aid changes dramatic

Virtual school opportunities for Kansas students blending traditional classroom learning with online classes could nearly vanish in a couple of years.

Changes in funding could change online offerings in Kansas / LJWorld.com

Hutchinson — Virtual school opportunities for Kansas students blending traditional classroom learning with online classes could nearly vanish in a …

Keep eye on virtual charters

North Carolina’s venture into virtual charter schools will be run, a story in The Herald-Sun on Sunday noted, from neighboring offices here in Durham.

Katy Virtual School expands learning opportunities

Katy Virtual School is built upon online courses already offered to KISD students. The program offers expanded learning opportunities for Katy ISD …

Principal: Alden-Hebron High School graduate number ‘lowest it’s been’

“Some of these students do very well, and some of these students have struggled with this as an option,” Hayunga said of the Illinois Virtual School.

Education Notebook: School news and events for July 23-29, 2015

Nevada Connections Academy plans to host two information sessions in Henderson. The academy is a virtual public school, and the sessions will …

Wichita school district takes another look at 2015-16 budget

Federal funds are expected to increase, as well as spending on special education, food service, virtual school and pre-kindergarten for at-risk children.

Florida’s virtual school options boom

Florida has embraced online learning in a big way with the largest virtual schoolsystem in the country. Upward of 200,000 students take at least one …

Janesville School District moves its virtual academy

JANESVILLE—The Janesville School District’s Arise Virtual Academy will move this fall to Franklin Middle School, 450 Crosby Ave., according to a …

Blending technology and traditional teaching shows promise

In Miami, Lisa Hauser has taught in both a traditional high school and at FloridaVirtual School. Now she teaches at iPreparatory Academy, known as …

Waltons to bring new private school to Bentonville, competitors welcome it

A third charter school, a virtual school, is planned in Bentonville. Several private faith-based schools are also located in Benton County. The state …

Virtual school holds information session in Odessa

Karega said while the virtual school is not good for students who are behind in their studies, but if they are already enrolled in TCA, there are …

Domino’s Pizza School: Virtual School Set To Take On Pizza Hut’s ‘Hot Dog Bites’

Domino’s, one of the world’s biggest pizza chains has just launched the website, Pizza School where users could click around a virtual culinary …

Students in Grades K-12 Give Connections Academy Virtual Schools High Marks in Annual Survey

Connections Academy, a virtual school provider serving students in 26 states*, has released results from its 2015 student satisfaction survey.

Collier School Board meets, kicks off 2015-16 school year

… for the county, renovations and projects at multiple schools, and agreements for dual enrollment and virtual school services passed unanimously.

Butts County School System

Students can take dozens of courses online through the Georgia Virtual School, earning credits such as Advanced Placement computer programming, …

Palm Springs school district repositions leaders

Todd Reed, who most recently implemented Temecula Unified’s first virtual school, is the district’s first virtual school principal and will lead the …

Frederick students facing challenges find success, graduate from summer program

The Frederick County Virtual School launched roughly a decade ago, with the acknowledgement that learning has begun to trend more toward the …

Julie Young Returns To Online Learning

When Julie Young stepped down from the helm of Florida Virtual School (FLVS) after 17 years, I wrote at the end of my piece reflecting on what her …

Projected enrollment increases a financial concern for Lawrence school district

… district’s enrollment for next year is projected at about 10,300 students, and does not count the 877 full-time students in the Lawrence Virtual School, …

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

PA Cyber School eliminating 43 positions, 21 of them teachers

MIDLAND — Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School announced Tuesday morning it is … PA Cyber has a total of 700 full-time and part-time positions.

PA Cyber School Announces Restructuring Across Pennsylvania — PITTSBURGH, July 21, 2015 …

PITTSBURGH, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, one of the leading cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania, …

PA Cyber virtual teachers have first contract

MIDLAND — Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School virtual classroom teachers have their first contract as the only unionized cyber instructors in the state.

PA Cyber teachers union rep ‘very disappointed’ in layoffs

MIDLAND — Contrary to comments made by the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School’s chief executive officer the previous day, the teachers union …

Term starts at GCHQ’s spy school in Cheltenham | Western Daily Press

More than 100 students have signed up to the first ever cyber school at the top-secret communications and spy centre GCHQ as part of a recruitment …

Ale House bartender helps start school in Guatemala

Successfully creating a cyber school in Haiti helped Waugaman understand the challenges of establishing classes in Guatemala. Lan Vwa formed an …

SHippensburg Area School District approves agreement with CAOLA

The agreement with CAOLA will allow Shippensburg students to enroll in cyberschool while saving the district thousands of dollars, officials said.

PA Cyber fighting sexual harassment lawsuit

PHILADELPHIA — A former Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School employee filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the Midland-based school last …

Lawmakers ‘put drillers before our students,’ official says at education rally

East Penn School District parent Mark Spengler spoke in support of Wolf’s proposed flat cyber school tuition rate. Currently, Pennsylvania school …

PA Cyber board of trustees reorganizes

MIDLAND — The Pennsylvania Cyber School board of trustees recently reorganized for the 2015-16 school year, and there’s a slight change in the …

Beaver County judge temporary stops seven PA Cyber school layoffs

Seven PA Cyber School employees who were among 43 laid off recently successfully asked Beaver County Court on Friday to halt the action.

‘Mall school’ director worried about program’s future as local districts face budget challenges

Tyson said she’s also working on a marketing plan to attract cyber school students to the regular program, though the academy has no marketing …

SASD joins Capital Area Online Learning Association

The Shippensburg Area School District recently agreed to join the Capital Area Online Learning Association (CAOLA), a K-12 cyber school option that …

 

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