<body><script type="text/javascript"> function setAttributeOnload(object, attribute, val) { if(window.addEventListener) { window.addEventListener('load', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }, false); } else { window.attachEvent('onload', function(){ object[attribute] = val; }); } } </script> <div id="navbar-iframe-container"></div> <script type="text/javascript" src="https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> gapi.load("gapi.iframes:gapi.iframes.style.bubble", function() { if (gapi.iframes && gapi.iframes.getContext) { gapi.iframes.getContext().openChild({ url: 'https://www.blogger.com/navbar.g?targetBlogID\x3d6074633\x26blogName\x3dVirtual+High+School+Meanderings\x26publishMode\x3dPUBLISH_MODE_BLOGSPOT\x26navbarType\x3dBLUE\x26layoutType\x3dCLASSIC\x26searchRoot\x3dhttp://mkbnl.blogspot.com/search\x26blogLocale\x3den_US\x26v\x3d2\x26homepageUrl\x3dhttp://mkbnl.blogspot.com/\x26vt\x3d8679109483413366866', where: document.getElementById("navbar-iframe-container"), id: "navbar-iframe" }); } }); </script>

Saturday, October 07, 2006

Virtual Schooling in the News

Starting with the Yahoo news alert for virtual school.

Virtual Learning At Eastside High School
WCJB Sat, 30 Sep 2006 2:34 PM PDT

Administrators are trying everything they can to improve the grades of students at Eastside High School. Now, that includes a new high tech classroom.

Students turn to online classes
NorthJersey.com Sun, 01 Oct 2006 4:11 AM PDT

John Botto can take his psychology class at 3 a.m. on a Saturday. He's never met his classmates, who live as far away as South Africa. And if he wants to ask his teacher a question?

An alternative to high school
Fairfax Times Fri, 29 Sep 2006 9:18 PM PDT

Forget about bus rides to and from school, crowded hallways between classes, lugging books around in an overstuffed backpack and cafeteria lunches. Some Virginia high school students have found an alternative to getting an education inside a brick-and-mortar building: "The Online Academy."

Virtual school starts online newspaper
Lawrence Journal-World Tue, 03 Oct 2006 10:10 PM PDT

It’s not quite like the Lawrence Virtual School has an identity crisis. But the school and its 639 students don’t have a mascot. Nor do students eat together in a gym-a-cafetorium.

BellSouth Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant to Florida TaxWatch
SYS-CON Media Wed, 04 Oct 2006 1:29 PM PDT

The BellSouth Foundation announced today it has awarded a $40,000 grant to the Florida TaxWatch Research Institute to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the Florida Virtual School. The six- month study will investigate the educational, operational and financial strengths and weaknesses of the Florida Virtual School.

Northwest Voice
Tehachapi News Wed, 04 Oct 2006 9:09 AM PDT

Is Virtual School Right For Your Children? Recruitment for Connections Academy (CA) is currently taking place for the 2006-07 school year. CA is an online 7-10 public school now serving families throughout Central California.

BellSouth Foundation Awards $40,000 Grant to Florida TaxWatch
FinanzNachrichten Wed, 04 Oct 2006 9:11 AM PDT

ATLANTA, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The BellSouth ( Nachrichten / Aktienkurs ) Foundation announced today it has awarded a $40,000 grant to the Florida TaxWatch Research Institute to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the Florida Virtual School.

Chicago teachers union brings virtual school lawsuit
Daily Vidette Thu, 05 Oct 2006 6:34 PM PDT

CHICAGO (AP) - Lawyers for the Chicago Teachers Union filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to withdraw public money for the state's first online public school, claiming it doesn't qualify for the funds under Illinois law. The lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court argues that the Chicago Virtual Charter School, which opened last month despite stiff union opposition, amounts to home-schooling and

Student body of 1
The Arizona Republic Fri, 06 Oct 2006 4:05 AM PDT

Marshall Dilworth has never stepped foot in a classroom at Peoria Sunrise Mountain High. He won't walk with the school's class of 2008 at graduation ceremonies.

Moving to the Yahoo news alert for cyber school.

Cyber Academy students, parents help flood victims in Hatch area
The Observer Fri, 29 Sep 2006 9:48 AM PDT

The devastation caused by flooding this summer in Hatch was frightening, but even more frightening - and with longer-lasting effects - is what happens to first-graders who struggle while learning how to read.

Warren Times Observer Wed, 04 Oct 2006 9:00 PM PDT

10/5/2006 - The wire is going onto the poles. Visible work on the Warren County School District’s broadband Internet project moved down Market Street Wednesday as a crew from Masters Communications of Somerset was stringing cable to poles in town.

Next to the Google news alert for virtual school.

Students turn to online classes
NorthJersey.com - Hackensack,NJ,USA

... "With virtual school, classrooms have no boundaries.". Cyber class pupils say that online learning can sometimes require a lot of self-motivation. ...

Leavenworth Virtual School hosts first Friday Fun Day
Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth,KS,USA

It’s called a virtual school, but on Friday it had the appearance of a gym class at what one might call a traditional school. ...

Virtual school won't hold meetings
Billings Gazette - MT, USA

... school officials in Gillette talked with Wyoming Department of Education officials and agreed to limit enrollment in the Wyoming Virtual School to students in ...

Virtual school 'beats real thing'
BBC News - UK

Nothing unusual there, you may think, but this apparently normal English lesson is in fact taking place in a virtual classroom in a virtual school. ...

مدارس الواقع الافتراضيبي بي سي العربية - لندن,

Last January, Shan Jayran and her husband John Davies, started a virtual school, called First College.They have 22 students. One ...

Virtual Learning At Eastside High School
WCJB - Gainesville,FL,USA

... While it might look like a regular classroom, by pairing up with the Florida Virtual School, Eastside High School has set up a computer lab for students to ...

Finally, the Google news alert for cyber school.

Goshen school kids take cyber 'field trips'
Times Herald-Record - Middletown,NY,USA

Goshen — Students in the Goshen School District have toured an aquarium in Seattle, witnessed a dog race in Alaska from the sled driver's seat and even had ...

Tags: , , ,


Post a Comment

<< Home