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Sunday, June 03, 2007

Virtual Schooling in the News

Beginning with the Yahoo! News alert for virtual school.

Seven courses added to online tutoring
Maple Ridge News Sat, 26 May 2007 9:06 AM PDT

Grade 12 students can now access free tutoring for seven additional subjects through LearnNow B.C., a virtual school operated by the e provincial government.

High Scores for Ohio Virtual Academy High School Students
U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News Tue, 29 May 2007 11:04 AM PDT

High school students at the Ohio Virtual Academy (OHVA) posted strong scores on the 2007 Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT), according to results recently released by the Ohio Department of Education.

Virtual school enrollment ends today
Southeast Missourian Mon, 28 May 2007 10:22 PM PDT

Students may still have a chance to sign up for Missouri's new virtual school after the initial enrollment period ends at 8 a.m. today, the program's state director said. About 1,900 elementary and...

SAU 16 launches virtual charter school
Exeter News-Letter Tue, 29 May 2007 3:06 AM PDT

EXETER ? Any place, any time, any pace. The Virtual Learning Academy Charter School (VLACS) was approved by the state Board of Education May 9.

Virtual learning
Personal Computer World Tue, 29 May 2007 3:17 AM PDT

Schools have been using computers since the mid-1980s, and distance learning ? via radio or TV, by post, using books, disks or tapes ? isn?t new either.

Moving to the Yahoo! News alert for cyber school.

Virtual Classrooms Filling Fast

KOLR/KSFX Ozarks Wed, 30 May 2007 3:09 PM PDT

Cyber classrooms in Missouri are filling up fast for students to log on and learn. About 1,700 elementary and high school students have enrolled for the first session of the state's virtual school program.

Next the Google News alert for virtual school.

Meeting to display virtual learning
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin - Walla-Walla,WA,USA

Parents and community members will have a chance on Tuesday to learn more about a virtual school program being offered through Walla Walla Public Schools. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Kaplan to Provide Online Courses for Missouri Virtual Education ...
Business Wire (press release) - San Francisco,CA,USA

Missouri is among several states that have established statewide virtual school programs. Overall, the number of K-12 students in the United States engaged ... [See all stories on this topic

District bids farewell to seven retiring principals
Louisville Courier-Journal - Louisville,KY,USA

Virtual school was designed to accommodate students who wish to transfer from underperforming schools under the No Child Left Behind law. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Tampa Tribune - Tampa,FL,USA

... through its online franchise with the state's growing Florida Virtual School, said David Pirotta, the district's administrator of that program. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Florida Virtual School to host workshop
EmeraldCoast.com - Sandestin,FL,USA

Independent Thinkers Homeschool Support Group will host Mary McCool of Florida Virtual School to speak to local high school and middle school parents and ... [See all stories on this topic]

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Bishop Timlin gives comedic speech during Hoban graduation
Wilkes Barre Citizen's Voice - Wilkes Barre,PA,USA

Two weeks ago I mentioned PDLCS (the Pennsylvania Distance Learning Charter School), a public cyber-charter school available to students statewide. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Apollo-Ridge Board okays tax hike
Leader Times - Kittanning,PA,USA

Karen Beyer, R-Lehigh, that calls for the state Education Department to pay for cyber schools. Tuition paid to the cyber school would varies with the school ... [See all stories on this topic]

CEO: Charter schools accountable to state
Republican & Herald - Pottsville,PA,USA

The REPUBLICAN & Herald's arguments regarding funding also show they completed virtually no research associated with cyber schooling costs. Cyber school ... [See all stories on this topic]

Washington Sunday: America thrives on competition
Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh,PA,USA

She has been involved in track for more than eight years -- Cardine attends a cyber school -- and is considering running in college. ... [See all stories on this topic]

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Check out Barnabee's Blog. He isn't virtual but he tries.

9:10 PM  

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