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Saturday, April 29, 2006

Virtual Schooling in the News

Another installment from my Yahoo news service...

‘Virtual school’ recruits here
The Davis Enterprise Fri, 21 Apr 2006 2:05 PM PDT

Published Apr 14, 2006 - 15:22:14 CDT. A charter school — that describes itself as a “virtual public school” — is seeking students in Yolo County, as well as most of the Sacramento area.

Michigan First State to Require Online Learning
SYS-CON Media Fri, 21 Apr 2006 4:54 PM PDT

Michigan has become the first state in the U.S. to require students to successfully complete an online course or learning experience under new legislation signed into law on April 20, 2006, by Governor Jennifer Granholm. This action was part of a comprehensive legislative package to revamp Michigan's high school graduation requirements beginning with incoming eighth graders in the fall of 2006.

Stanford offers a school for gifted in cyberspace
Contra Costa Times Sun, 23 Apr 2006 3:43 AM PDT

Stanford University's Education Program for Gifted Youth is taking the next logical step: launching what is believed to be the nation's first online high school for gifted students.

Kihei Charter celebrates its future
The Maui News Sun, 23 Apr 2006 12:58 PM PDT

KIHEI – The island’s only charter high school celebrated its fifth anniversary last week with students and staff reminiscing about the past and planning for the future.

Virtual school to conduct local info session
CentralOhio.com Mon, 24 Apr 2006 3:13 AM PDT

A virtual public school will conduct an information session in Chillicothe next month. Ohio Connections Academy offers information about its programs and learning approaches at the seminars.

'Virtual learning' delayed for charter schools
Honolulu Star-Bulletin Mon, 24 Apr 2006 5:28 AM PDT

The Board of Education has put off adopting an official policy on "virtual learning" in charter schools, likely dashing the hopes of schools that wanted to begin enrolling online-based students for the coming school year.

Michigan to require "online courses" for high school graduation
Ars Technica Sun, 23 Apr 2006 2:55 PM PDT

Michigan becomes the first state to require online coursework for its students, billing it as a way to bring students into the 21st century. What if the students are already there?

Cyber schools face possible tuition limit
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Sun, 23 Apr 2006 9:08 PM PDT

Tuition at cyber charter schools in Pennsylvania would be capped and paid by the Department of Education, instead of by local school districts, under a bill to be introduced today in Harrisburg.

Pilot virtual schooling projects debut here
Houston Chronicle Mon, 24 Apr 2006 10:46 PM PDT

At 8 years of age, Brian Reynolds barely has time for school. The brown-haired, freckle-faced boy spends 15 hours a week playing golf and at least five hours a week in music lessons. He's active in his church, just graduated from the Cub Scouts and spends stretches overseas visiting family in Ireland.

Official Business: Monroe School Board
Monroe Times Tue, 25 Apr 2006 5:21 PM PDT

*Adopted the administrator benefits guidelines and administrative staff handbooks. * Accepted an open enrollment request by a student in the Milwaukee School District who wants to attend the virtual school.

Stanford offers a school for gifted in cyberspace
Contra Costa Times Tue, 25 Apr 2006 4:22 PM PDT

Stanford University's Education Program for Gifted Youth is taking the next logical step: launching what is believed to be the nation's first online high school for gifted students.

Online school offers students freedom
ABC 13 Texas Tue, 25 Apr 2006 4:22 PM PDT

It could be the wave of the future. What if your child could take classes, whenever and wherever they wanted?

Stanford offers a school for gifted in cyberspace
Contra Costa Times Wed, 26 Apr 2006 6:37 PM PDT

Stanford University's Education Program for Gifted Youth is taking the next logical step: launching what is believed to be the nation's first online high school for gifted students.

Jefferson approves charter for virtual academy
San Mateo County Times Fri, 28 Apr 2006 3:01 AM PDT

DALY CITY — A virtual academy, currently chartered through the Burlingame School District, has found a new sponsor: the Jefferson School District.

School of the net
Sydney Morning Herald Fri, 28 Apr 2006 9:26 AM PDT

An online learning tool enhances, rather than replaces, the conventional classroom. Harriet Alexander reports. -

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