Virtual

11/19/2012

11/19/2012

A draft bill prepared for Gov. Rick Snyder would fundamentally change K-12 education in Michigan, allowing students to choose school districts, make greater use of online learning and earn financial incentives of $2,500 per semester for completing high school early.

11/15/2012

11/15/2012

With more students, fewer teachers and less money, school systems are searching for ways to stay competitive with what they offer students.

11/15/2012

State Board of Education members blasted Georgia Cyber Academy officials Tuesday, saying the online school is failing to meet the needs of its special education students.

11/14/2012

11/14/2012

The Turning Foundation in collaboration with the Eastern Ohio P-16 Partnership for Education is launching a new website focused on connecting the public with Northeastern Ohio education.

11/12/2012

11/12/2012

Angela Altrichter home-schooled all three of her sons through eighth grade.

11/12/2012

With time comes change and with change comes growth. Through the years education and technology have been changing and schools have been growing to encompass these new changes. With locations in Ashley High School, St. Louis, Fulton and St. Johns, several mid-Michigan schools provide new virtual learning centers.

11/6/2012

11/6/2012

National education nonprofit CFY (http://www.cfy.org/) today announced it has received a $1 million grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York to further develop, implement, and study blended learning instruction in a whole school/community model.

10/24/2012

10/24/2012

Strong and steady won the race for Miami-Dade County Public Schools, winner of the 2012 Broad Prize for Urban Education, which recognizes large, urban school districts making gains in student achievement.

10/23/2012

10/23/2012

In spite of the fact that states and districts spend $5.5 billion a year in core instructional content, many students are still using textbooks made up of content that is 7 to 10 years old.

10/12/2012

10/12/2012

The debate over digital-learning opportunities continues to heat up in New Jersey.

10/11/2012

10/11/2012

A new one-stop, online system is available to help parents and others keep track of how Louisiana’s children are doing when it comes to education, health care and poverty statistics.

10/4/2012

10/4/2012

Virtual public schools, which allow students to take all their classes online, have exploded in popularity across the United States, offering what supporters view as innovative and affordable alternatives to the conventional classroom.

10/4/2012

Worried your kids spend too much time with their faces buried in a computer screen? Their schoolwork may soon depend on it.

10/1/2012

10/1/2012

Enrollment in online schools in Ohio has passed 30,000, more than 12 times the number in 2000 when the first "virtual" school opened in the state.

9/19/2012

9/19/2012

What started out as a tech initiative three years ago has now been rolled out to the high school, to both intermediate schools and to all six elementary schools.

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