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Sunday, January 28, 2007

Virtual Schooling in the News

Beginning with the Yahoo! News Alert for virtual school.

Virtual charter school to start in Indy
The Indianapolis Star Mon, 22 Jan 2007 6:38 AM PST

A group of business, civic and education leaders today announced plans for Indiana's first online public K-12 school.

Virtual school expansion receives subcommittee approval
The Times and Democrat Wed, 24 Jan 2007 11:48 AM PST

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Students statewide could earn class credit through online courses under a bill approved in a House subcommittee Tuesday. The proposal, heading to the House Education and Public Works Committee, would expand the state Education Department's virtual school pilot program.

Online public high school opens its virtual doors
Fond du Lac Reporter Wed, 24 Jan 2007 9:14 AM PST

Wisconsins high school students and their parents have a new choice in online learning to consider during Wisconsins open enrollment period, Feb. 5 to 23. Insight School of Wisconsin is a free, full-time, diploma-granting online public high school available statewide for the 2007-08 school year. Interested parents and students are invited to attend an information session 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

Virtual School Expansion Receives Subcommittee Approval
WLTX-TV Columbia Tue, 23 Jan 2007 5:35 PM PST

A House subcommittee approved a bill Tuesday that would allow students statewide to earn class credit through online courses.

Mercer eyes charter high school
Ironwood Daily Globe Wed, 24 Jan 2007 3:02 PM PST

MERCER, Wis. -- A virtual school with tough penalties for truancy and small rural schools that offer Internet foreign language classes provide a glimpse of the possibilities for cyber-education.

Virtual classroom gives students lesson on the future of education
Gloucester Daily Times Fri, 26 Jan 2007 9:15 AM PST

MANCHESTER - In the last few days, high school junior James Pates has spent a significant amount of time on the Internet. But don't hold that against him. It comes with the territory when participating in a "virtual classroom."

Moving to the Yahoo! News Alert for cyber school.

Bald Eagle school district planning cyber charter school
WFMJ Youngstown Mon, 22 Jan 2007 7:18 AM PST

WINGATE, PA. The Bald Eagle Area School District in Centre County is planning to open a cyber charter school in the fall.

Bald Eagle to open cyber charter school
Centre Daily Times Mon, 22 Jan 2007 0:17 AM PST

WINGATE -- With 31 of its students attending cyber schools across the state, the Bald Eagle Area School District is planning to open one of its own this fall.

No comparison
The Beaver County Times Fri, 26 Jan 2007 0:16 AM PST

In Sunday's article on charter schools, including cyber charter schools, Nick Trombetta said his cyber-school educates 6,000 students on a $50 million budget while West Allegheny School District has 3,300 students on a comparable budget.

Bellevue University Recognized as National 'Learning Leader'
PR Web via Yahoo! News Fri, 26 Jan 2007 4:00 AM PST

Bellevue, NE (PRWeb) January 26, 2007 -- Bellevue University, a leader in distance learning and long recognized for its Cyber-Active® Learning format for online education, has won the Bersin and Associates 2006 Learning Leaders Program for Technology Excellence award.

Western Pa. charter school center of convoluted legal battle
Springfield News-Sun Sat, 27 Jan 2007 10:20 AM PST

BEAVER, Pa. — Twenty-one years ago, the small, economically ailing borough of Midland was forced to close its high school, which ultimately led to students being educated across the border in Ohio.

On to the Google News Alert for virtual school.

Virtual classes virtually the same
Baltimore Sun - Baltimore,MD,USA

The student-teacher exchange might seem typical, but at the Baltimore County school system's Home and Hospital Center in Bare Hills, the encounters occur by ...

No fence too high
St. Petersburg Times - St. Petersburg,FL,USA

Then the Morinas discovered Blake High School's accelerated learning magnet program, an offshoot of Florida Virtual School. Students take their courses ...

Mesa Online Academy - Going Where No Public School has Gone Before
Emediawire (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA

Using the Global Student Network's popular Virtual Curriculum, Mesa Online Academy offers individual or full year courses for students in grades 2-12. ...

Robot lets girl who has to stay home join classroom action
Boston Globe - Boston,MA,USA

It adds a new dimension to the virtual school experience." A much smaller design is in the works to support the moveable-class schedule of typical ...

Virtual charter school to start in Indy
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis,IN,USA

The Indiana Virtual Charter School would deliver daily lessons via the Internet, using a state-approved curriculum. Pending the outcome of a regulatory ...

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