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Friday, August 31, 2007

Virtual Schooling in the News

Beginning as always with the Yahoo News alert for virtual school.

State panel reviews Virtual School
KHON 2 Honolulu Fri, 24 Aug 2007 9:10 PM PDT

There are students who may not succeed in a traditional classroom setting. The reasons for this vary - but the solution could come in the form of a "virtual school.”

Virtual students raise head count

Lawrence Journal-World Fri, 24 Aug 2007 10:08 PM PDT

Dramatic increases in enrollment at the Lawrence Virtual School are driving an overall increase in the enrollment of the Lawrence school district. According to preliminary figures from the district, 10,539 students enrolled in Lawrence public schools this year. That’s up from 10,225 on the same day last year. The numbers are preliminary and won’t become official until Sept. 20, when the district ...

Back to School: School prep in the virtual world
The Sentinel Mon, 27 Aug 2007 7:20 AM PDT

While most school districts work on decorating classrooms and ordering materials for inside, one online school is sending everything out.

MoVip off to smooth start
Southeast Missourian Sun, 26 Aug 2007 10:13 PM PDT

With the exception of some late materials, students enrolled in the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program have nearly everything they need to start the inaugural school year. MoVIP teachers have been...

Education notes: Williamson schools have online program
The Tennessean Mon, 27 Aug 2007 0:00 AM PDT

Williamson County schools will pilot online learning this year. A group of 30 students will be chosen to take Latin I through the Hamilton County Virtual School. The class is a state-approved option for traditional Latin instruction, school officials said.

Back to School: School prep in the virtual world
The Sentinel Mon, 27 Aug 2007 11:36 PM PDT

While most school districts work on decorating classrooms and ordering materials for inside, one online school is sending everything out.

Virtual students prepare for another school year
Stevens Point Journal Wed, 29 Aug 2007 1:55 AM PDT

Virtual learning once was relegated to higher education, but Wisconsin public school K-12 students are attending classes online.

Virtual school may soon be a reality in West Bend
Greater Milwaukee Today Wed, 29 Aug 2007 10:07 AM PDT

As virtual schools begin to slowly draw students away from traditional schools across the state, West Bend is readying its own product for the market.

Virtual school offers 14 classes; not just for adults
Maple Ridge News Wed, 29 Aug 2007 9:05 AM PDT

The local school district is using the internet to attract learners of all ages, allowing adults to complete their studies or those still of school-age to come back.

Back to School: School prep in the virtual world
The Sentinel Tue, 28 Aug 2007 11:06 PM PDT

While most school districts work on decorating classrooms and ordering materials for inside, one online school is sending everything out.

Mo. virtual school reopens enrollment
Southeast Missourian Thu, 30 Aug 2007 11:12 AM PDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Missouri's new virtual school is up and running for the first time this month, despite bumps along the way, including hundreds of students who signed up to attend but didn't follow...

Back to School: School prep in the virtual world
The Sentinel Thu, 30 Aug 2007 2:36 AM PDT

While most school districts work on decorating classrooms and ordering materials for inside, one online school is sending everything out.

WNC school students get access to online courses
Asheville Citizen-Times Wed, 29 Aug 2007 9:40 PM PDT

ASHEVILLE -- Students in five Western North Carolina school districts began taking classes through the N.C. Virtual Public School this week.

Moving to the Yahoo News alert for cyber school.

Cyber charter roster shocks district
The Morning Call Sat, 25 Aug 2007 0:32 AM PDT

Pleasant Valley needs additional $160,000 to cover cost of students. A surge in cyber charter school enrollment in Monroe County's West End kevin.amerman@mcall.com

"Thank you, PA Cyber"
The Beaver County Times Tue, 28 Aug 2007 0:10 AM PDT

A big thank you to all the people from the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School who worked or participated in the Pay It Forward Day in Midland on Aug. 16.

Next the Google News alert for virtual school.

MoVip off to smooth start
Southeast Missourian - Cape Girardeau,MO,USA

Grades 6 through 8 weren't offered this year because the curriculum wasn't ready, said Curt Fuchs, the virtual school program director. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Education notes: Williamson schools have online program
The Tennessean - Nashville,TN,USA

A group of 30 students will be chosen to take Latin I through the Hamilton County Virtual School. The class is a state-approved option for traditional Latin ... [See all stories on this topic]

Lawrence district numbers up, with help from virtual school
Lawrence Journal World - Lawrence,KS,USA

With the help of the Lawrence Virtual School, enrollment in the Lawrence School District appears to be up again this year. Preliminary enrollment numbers ... [See all stories on this topic]

In class, at home and online, education choices abound for families
Kansas City Star - MO,USA

Virtual schools are among the fastest-growing options. Missouri is opening a statewide virtual school this year. Jim Morris, a spokesman for the Department ... [See all stories on this topic]

Science and Arts Foundation Newsletter: Bam in the News
Payvand - Iran

The ages of students are between 10 to 18 in this virtual school. This year the students of 7 schools from Iran participated in this project, which ended in ... [See all stories on this topic]

Arizona Virtual Academy Kicks Off New School Year
T.H.E. Journal - Tustin,CA,USA

The tuition-free virtual school uses certified public teachers instructing students, under supervision from a parent or a responsible adult, ... [See all stories on this topic]

San Juan Island School District Expands Griffin Bay School Programs
SanJuanIslander.com - San Juan Islands,USA

Griffin Bay Virtual Academy (GBVA) is the newest addition to Griffin Bay alternative schools offered by the San Juan Island School District. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Virtual students raise head count
Lawrence Journal World - Lawrence,KS,USA

By Jonathan Kealing Dramatic increases in enrollment at the Lawrence Virtual School are driving an overall increase in the enrollment of the Lawrence school ... [See all stories on this topic]

New laws may squeeze your budget
Houston Chronicle - United States

SB1788 -- Virtual schools. Directs the Texas Education Agency to establish a virtual school network allowing some students to take courses online. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Florida Virtual School is 10 years old: Any anniversary thoughts?
Orlando Sentinel - Orlando,FL,USA

At Lyman High this year and last, the virtual school proved to be the solution when some students wanted to take Latin, but the school could not find a ... [See all stories on this topic]

Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Cyber schools are accountable
Daily American Online (subscription) - Somerset,PA,USA

("Cyber school funding may be limited," Aug 18. Daily American) Cyber schools are as accountable as every other public school in the state. ... [See all stories on this topic]

Cyber charter roster shocks district
Allentown Morning Call - Allentown,PA,USA

Pleasant Valley had budgeted $1.35 million for cyber school students, but Les said it will cost more than $1.5 million. The shortfall of about $160000 ... [See all stories on this topic]

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