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Saturday, September 09, 2006

Virtual Schooling in the News

As always, starting with my Yahoo! news alerts for virtual school.

'Virtual' school stays small
Casper Star-Tribune Sun, 03 Sep 2006 1:15 AM PDT

CHEYENNE -- Following a note of alarm sounded by Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride over statewide mailings encouraging parents to enroll their children in a "Wyoming Virtual School," the Campbell County school board has decided not to open up its planned virtual school to

'Virtual' school stays small
Casper Star-Tribune Mon, 04 Sep 2006 1:14 AM PDT

CHEYENNE -- Following a note of alarm sounded by Superintendent of Public Instruction Jim McBride over statewide mailings encouraging parents to enroll their children in a "Wyoming Virtual School," the Campbell County school board has decided not to open up its planned virtual school to students outside the county.

Students go virtual to catch up on studies
The Leaf Chronicle Mon, 04 Sep 2006 3:03 AM PDT

The state has approved a proposal from local schools to allow students an alternative method of completing needed credits.

Opportunities: Elverado HS on Target With Its ‘Virtual School'
Du Quoin Evening Call Tue, 05 Sep 2006 1:23 PM PDT

With EHS senior Lee Stewart's decision to 'transfer' to an Olympic training facility in California to hone in on his archery skills, his parents asked the district how their son could make that move but still remain an active student at Elverado High.

Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School Expands Partnership With Blackboard Inc.
SYS-CON Media Fri, 08 Sep 2006 8:29 AM PDT

Blackboard Inc. (NASDAQ: BBBB), a leadingprovider of technology to the education industry, today announced thePennsylvania Virtual Charter School (PAVCS) has selected the BlackboardAcademic Suite as the school's sole instructional platform.

Virtual High School program marks 10 years
BizJournals Fri, 08 Sep 2006 7:56 AM PDT

A Maynard-based consortium of schools announced the 10-year anniversary of a project to provide a high school education online.

Opportunities: Elverado HS on Target With Its ‘Virtual School'
Du Quoin Evening Call Fri, 08 Sep 2006 9:50 AM PDT

With EHS senior Lee Stewart's decision to 'transfer' to an Olympic training facility in California to hone in on his archery skills, his parents asked the district how their son could make that move but still remain an active student at Elverado High.

Moving to my Yahoo! news alerts for cyber school.

State To Refund School Over Santorum's Kids
WJAC 6 Johnstown Sat, 02 Sep 2006 7:02 PM PDT

U.S. Senator Rick Santorums kids participate in cyber school, now school district gets money back.

Next the Google new alert for virtual school.

'Virtual' school hits obstacles
Jackson Hole Star-Tribune - Casper,WY,USA

... The mailing says parents can enroll their kids in the Wyoming Virtual School and give them "the excellent education they deserve.". ...

Reasons to Not Enroll in the Wyoming Virtual School
Home School Legal Defense Association - USA

The Wyoming Virtual School claims to combine “the best of home-based education with the support and accountability of a regular public school.” Home School ...

Charter school going online
Chicago Tribune - United States

... "This may not work, but there are kids we're leaving behind every single day," said board member Andrea Brown, who voted to approve the virtual school. ...

'Virtual' school stays small
The Casper Star Tribune - Casper,WY,USA

... of Public Instruction Jim McBride over statewide mailings encouraging parents to enroll their children in a "Wyoming Virtual School," the Campbell County ...

Virtual school enrollment is limited to Campbell County
Gillette News Record - Gillette WY,USA

... voiced by State Superintendent Jim McBride about enrolling students from around the state in a Campbell County-based “Wyoming Virtual School,” the Campbell ...

McBride 'deeply concerned' by virtual-school mailings
Billings Gazette - MT, USA

... State education officials have approached the proposal cautiously, pointing out that Wyoming doesn't yet have laws and rules in place to fund a virtual school. ...

Finally, the Google news alert for cyber school.

State agrees to pay Penn Hills schools for Santorum
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh,PA,USA

... The cyber school, based in Midland, Beaver County, provides online education, enabling the children to attend school anywhere. Under ...

Santorum tuition spat is settled by state?
Philadelphia Daily News - Philadelphia,PA,USA

... maintained that since Santorum lived primarily in Leesburg, Va., the district should not have to pay for his children to attend a cyber school in Pennsylvania. ... [See all stories on this topic]

New program offers cyber-school alternative
Sewickley Herald - PA

... But once school districts had to pay for cyber schooling of students, it became a priority to find a way to keep the money from going elsewhere. ...

OC principal just happy to have opportunity to return to school
Oil City Derrick - Oil City,PA,USA

... other programs. Of the 11 students now participating, four are returning from other programs and seven are new to cyber school.”.

State pays to settle Santorum tuition spat
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh,PA,USA

Rick Santorum to attend a cyber charter school. ... Districts must pay the equivalent of 80 percent of their per-pupil costs toward cyber school students' tuition. ...

State to settle spat over Pa. pol's kids
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA

... district that had sought a refund for tuition it paid for Sen. Rick Santorum's children to take classes through a cyber school. ...

CYBER SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS GIVE DIGITAL SCIENCE TEACHING ...
Coastweek - Mombasa,Kenya

Coastweek - - The CSTS teaching Aids are available for all KCSE and IGCSE schools in the Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics subjects and are developed ...

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