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Monday, October 16, 2006

Virtual and Cyber Schooling in the News

Beginning with the Yahoo! news alert for virtual school.

No dress code for cyber school studentsphillyburbs.com
Sat, 07 Oct 2006 7:12 AM PDT

The virtual school started in Pennsylvania in 2003 with 300 students. Now, more than 1,600 kids are enrolled.

Name needed for new 'virtual school'
The Acorn Thu, 12 Oct 2006 1:10 AM PDT

The virtual school for kin- dergarten through 12th grade students being formed in the Las Virgenes Unified School District may not have walls, classrooms or the trimmings of a typical school building, but it still needs a name.

On A Virtual Course
The Tampa Tribune Fri, 13 Oct 2006 9:59 PM PDT

TAMPA - Teens love speed, they don't pay attention and there's more to distract them.

The Google News Alert for cyber school.

Editorial: Teaching in the 21st century
Fort Pierce Tribune (subscription) - Fort Pierce,FL,USA

... Online "virtual schools" and "cyber charters" are the fastest growing segment of K ... At Florida Virtual School, America's largest, some 21,000 students log into ...

Internet cafe ban sparks wide debate
China Daily - China

... The move came after the cyber centres failed to prevent underage students from coming in. ... in the Internet for hours a day have now returned to school, and are ... [See all stories on this topic]

Houston gamer headed to Cyber World Games
Houston Chronicle - United States

... Sifuentes, a graduate of Alief Hastings High School, said video games are a love, not ... The World Cyber Games includes eight events, each a different video game. ...

A People in Exile
East West Magazine - Scottsdale,AZ,USA

... We walk down to the school one hot summer afternoon and join in a game of ... Behind me in a small cyber café sits a tall 20-something Tibetan man cooing into the ...

OBSESSIVE GAMING PUTS HIM IN MENTAL HOSPITAL
Electric New Paper - Singapore,Singapore

THIS 16-year-old led a virtual life as a cyber warrior, and spent countless ... But it was when he entered secondary school that he became obsessed with violent ...

Top Cyber News 10/9
WLNS - Lansing,MI,USA

... Number three for August is "Dora The Explorer Fairytale Adventure Play Pack," followed by "Elementary School Success 2007 Deluxe." The #5 entry- "Jumpstart ...

As the November Elections Near...
CounterBias.com - USA

... although his family’s primary residence is in Leesburg, Va. The cyber school is open to all children of Pennsylvania residents. ...

Cyber Bully: An old problem goes high-tech
Helena Independent Record - Helena,MT,USA

... If cyber bullying happens at school, students can lose rights to use computers in the buildings. Consequences usually vary, depending ... [See all stories on this topic]

Finally, the Google News Alert for virtual school.

Virtual school starts online newspaper
Lawrence Journal World - Lawrence,KS,USA

... Looking to build the type of unity that you might find in a traditional school, Virtual School administrators have rolled out a tried-and-true concept: a high ...

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