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Saturday, May 26, 2007

Virtual Schooling in the News

Beginning with the Yahoo! News alert for virtual school.

Virtual school expansion, school schedule changes pass
Daily Journal Sat, 19 May 2007 7:12 AM PDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) ? Students in struggling districts would have the chance to join the new statewide virtual school under legislation sent to Gov. Matt Blunt on Thursday.

Virtual school expansion, school schedule changes

Jefferson City News Tribune Sat, 19 May 2007 7:36 AM PDT

Students in struggling districts would have the chance to join the new statewide virtual school under legislation sent to Gov. Matt Blunt.

Hoopeston installs virtual classroom program
The Champaign News-Gazette Tue, 22 May 2007 5:45 AM PDT

HOOPESTON ? The Hoopeston school district has a new virtual classroom program to help high school students recover lost credits. The program is funded with grants through the Regional Office of Education and Project Success, according to high school Principal Hank Hornbeck.

85 percent of students in online school pass
The Canton Repository Fri, 25 May 2007 0:00 AM PDT

PERRY TWP. Michael Graham was a struggling student until he took an online computer course at Perry High School. Now he is a star pupil. "He's awesome," said Jennifer Fischer, Perry's e-learning coordinator. "He's committed."

Next the Yahoo! News alert for cyber school.

W-B Area wants state to fund cyber schools
Times Leader Fri, 25 May 2007 0:53 AM PDT

WILKES-BARRE ? At its meeting Thursday, the Wilkes-Barre Area School Board passed a resolution backing a state bill that would transfer funding responsibility for cyber charter schools to the state Department of Education.

Moving to the Google News alert for virtual school.

Virtual school headteacher coming to Dudley

eGov monitor - London,UK

A virtual school headteacher will help raise educational standards for Dudley children in care after the council was chosen to run a ground-breaking scheme. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Virtual schools program expands
Augusta Chronicle (subscription) - Augusta,GA,USA

Under the South Carolina Virtual School program, up to 3000 students will be able to take courses online or through distance learning each semester, ... [See all stories on this topic]

Connections Academy Named Elementary Level Provider for Missouri's ...
SYS-CON Media - Montvale,NJ,USA

"We know the state of Missouri considered a number of different providers to deliver its elementary level program for its first-ever virtual school, ... [See all stories on this topic]

Missouri To Launch Virtual Schools
T.H.E. Journal - Tustin,CA,USA

The secondary education (grades 6-12) virtual school will be provided by Northwest Missouri State University. Both virtual campuses are intended to provide ... [See all stories on this topic]

A Real Education Is Being Offered Through A Virtual School Setting
Missourinet.com - Jefferson City,MO,USA

Missouri has created a virtual school to give certain students are actual education. This classroom will come to the student, via a personal computer. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Virtual school offers tutoring
Vancouver Sun (subscription) - Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada

... Grade 12 students cramming for provincial exams will get some extra help with free tutoring in seven new subjects at the province's virtual school. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Middle school students have mixed feelings about moving on to high ...
Ocala.com - Ocala,FL,USA

He plans to take English through the Florida Virtual School. Others like Stauss are getting a jump-start on the required community service hours with plans ... [See all stories on this topic]

Sanford Signs Off On Virtual Schools
Campaigns & Elections (press release) - USA

The Florida Virtual School already enrolls 65000 students. The Georgia Virtual School was created in 2005 as part of an initiative to offer high school ... [See all stories on this topic]

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Beyer's Bill Unfairly Targets Cyber Charter Schools
Evening Bulletin - Philadelphia,PA,USA

Each cyber school is required to provide a computer, high-speed internet line, curriculum and teachers to serve the students who are attending school from ...[See all stories on this topic]

Make cyber schools accountable
Philadelphia Inquirer - Philadelphia,PA,USA

Last year, 11 cyber charters enrolled more than 13000 students from 493 school districts, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Cyber School Halls of Fame
KRIS-TV - Corpus Christi,TX,USA

And, the school's Institute for the Development and Enrichment of Advanced Learners program even has TV stars roaming its cyber halls ... [See all stories on this topic]

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