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Sunday, September 23, 2007

Virtual Schooling in the News

Beginning with the Yahoo! News Alert for virtual school.

Re-2 goes virtual with online courses offered to students
Rifle Citizen Telegram Mon, 17 Sep 2007 12:15 PM PDT

RIFLE — With the completion of the new Colorado Mountain College Western Garfield County Campus, the old facility on Railroad Avenue in Rifle became available for Garfield School District Re-2 to fill.

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Quotidien Mutations Sun, 16 Sep 2007 1:49 PM PDT

Lesson Plan Award Winning Educational Products. Fun Learning ! Animated Movies, K-8 http://www.brainpop.com/ Virtual School See Why California Parents Choose Connections Academy.

EHS launches statewide virtual high school
Exeter News-Letter Tue, 18 Sep 2007 3:02 AM PDT

EXETER — Click. Learn. Succeed. The Granite State's first online statewide school takes student enrollments starting Oct. 1 for the Jan. 22 start date. The Virtual Learning Academy Charter School open to high school students statewide offers 14...

NH's first virtual high school to open in January

New Hampshire Union Leader Mon, 17 Sep 2007 9:10 PM PDT

New Hampshire teenagers have already been hanging out online for years, but starting in January they have the opportunity to attend the state's first virtual high school.

State launches online high school
Eagle-Tribune Online Tue, 18 Sep 2007 8:59 AM PDT

Come January, state high school students can roll over, log on and go to school without ever leaving their bedrooms. The Virtual Learning Academy Charter School, approved by the state in May, was unveiled yesterday.

New Hampshire to Open First Cyber High School
New Hampshire Public Radio Mon, 17 Sep 2007 3:16 PM PDT

The virtual high school is scheduled to open in January, offering online high school classes and degrees.

New Hampshire Launches Online High School
FOX 13 Tampa Bay Wed, 19 Sep 2007 3:50 AM PDT

LONDONDERRY, N.H. -- Starting in January, New Hampshire will have an online charter school for high school students. The Virtual Learning Academy Charter School, approved by the state in May, was initiated by the Exeter Region Cooperative School District.

ESC hears encouraging reports on VLA
The Steubenville Herald-Star Wed, 19 Sep 2007 10:25 AM PDT

STEUBENVILLE — The Educational Service Center governing board heard encouraging news Tuesday from administrators of the Virtual Learning Academy. Craig Closser, chief executive officer of regional services, said the VLA, an online school, now has 18,000 students worldwide.

Cyberclass in session: Districts offer online alternatives
Gloucester County Times Thu, 20 Sep 2007 0:57 AM PDT

Dana Demiduke plans to major in chemical engineering when she heads to college next year, but felt she needed more preparation than a general chemistry class could offer an opportunity fulfilled by Virtual High School.

EHS launches statewide virtual high school
The Rockingham News Fri, 21 Sep 2007 3:15 AM PDT

EXETER — Click. Learn. Succeed. The Granite State's first online statewide school takes student enrollments starting Oct. 1 for a Jan. 22 start date. The Virtual Learning Academy Charter School open to high-school students statewide offers 14...

Virtual school spurs district increase
Lawrence Journal-World Fri, 21 Sep 2007 2:03 AM PDT

The Lawrence Virtual School continued its growth and gained 172 kindergarten through eighth-grade students from last year. In its brick-and-mortar schools, the Lawrence public school district also has 66 more elementary students than the year before, and 69 fewer junior high and high school students.

6News video: Virtual School boosts enrollment
Lawrence Journal-World Fri, 21 Sep 2007 1:02 AM PDT

Enrollment appears to be steady in Lawrence schools with the district gaining another boost from the Lawrence Virtual School.

Virtual history
Hickory Daily Record Thu, 20 Sep 2007 10:47 PM PDT

Hickory High School students in Drew Daniels' honors history class participate in an online video conference with Rep. Patrick McHenry on Thursday. McHenry talked about the role of government and answered questions about the Constitution during the class.

Virtual school becomes a reality
The Fayetteville Observer Fri, 21 Sep 2007 9:04 PM PDT

Methodist University chaplain Michael Safley became a witness to the magic of virtual reality Friday as he wobbled across a wooden plank in an alternate world.

Moving to the Yahoo! News Alert for cyber school.

New Hampshire to Open First Cyber High School
New Hampshire Public Radio Mon, 17 Sep 2007 3:16 PM PDT

Some high school students in the state may soon be competing with their parents for use of the home office. That’s if those students choose to attend the state’s first charter school in cyber-space. The virtual high school is scheduled to open in January – offering online high school classes and degrees. Proponents say that cyber schools provide flexibility. Critics worry that students will lose ...

Cyber Charter School Debate
WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg Wed, 19 Sep 2007 11:38 AM PDT

It wasn't a safety issue that had educators arguing, but rather the need and benefit of cyber charter schools.

Board supports change in charter school funding
York Daily Record Wed, 19 Sep 2007 5:19 AM PDT

Red Lion agreed with a proposal to make the state fund cyber charter students.

PA Cyber settles with marketing firm
The Beaver County Times Fri, 21 Sep 2007 5:59 PM PDT

MIDLAND - The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School has agreed to pay a Pittsburgh-based marketing firm $48,000 to settle the firm's lawsuit filed to collect fees for services rendered.

Teachers ask Senate to look into CyberEd project
ABS-CBNNEWS.com Fri, 21 Sep 2007 10:53 AM PDT

An umbrella organization of public school teachers’ associations urged the Senate to investigate the P26.48-billion Cyber Education (CyberEd) project of the Department of Education (DepEd), which they claimed was irregular like the controversial national broadband network (NBN) project.

Next the Google News Alert for virtual school.

New Hampshire to Open First Cyber High School
NHPR - Concord,NH,USA

That's if those students choose to attend the state's first charter school in cyber-space. The virtual high school is scheduled to open in January ... [See all stories on this topic]

Michelle Mueller named dean of Appleton virtual school
Appleton Post Crescent - WI, USA

APPLETON -- Wisconsin Connections Academy (WCA), a virtual school for about 450 pupils in kindergarten through eighth grade from across the state, ... [See all stories on this topic

Taking learning off the road
Dallas Morning News (subscription) - TX,USA

To do that, he opened Simulated Virtual Driver school in Coppell. So rather than rely on conventional drives around town, he enrolled her in Greg Vachon's ... [See all stories on this topic ]

Re-2 goes virtual with online courses
Glenwood Springs Post Independent - Glenwood Springs,CO,USA

The Re-2 school district is teaming up with Kaplan Virtual Education to open the Kaplan Academy of Colorado, a virtual high school offering online courses ... [See all stories on this topic]

K12 Inc. to Provide Curriculum and School Services to the New Utah ...
Earthtimes.org - USA

The new virtual public school program will serve 500 students throughout the state in grades K-11 beginning in September 2008, and plans to offer twelfth ... [See all stories on this topic]

Finally, the Google News Alert for cyber school.

DepEd urged to implement Cyber Ed in Muslim schools
Manila Bulletin - Philippines

He said the system or technology is user-friendly and could be easily understood by elementary pupils and high school students. Lapus added that thousands ... [See all stories on this topic]

Cyberschool: Online K-12
Daily Breeze - Torrance,CA,USA

Eighth-grader Carissa, 12, of Torrance goes to school full-time online at Connections Academy, a public, K-11, national cyberschool that in Southern ... [See all stories on this topic]

'Incentive' program for eligible seniors gains South Side school ...
Williamsport Sun-Gazette - Williamsport,PA,USA

The board also discussed in the near future putting into writing a policy on cyber school students participating in the district's extra-curricular ... [See all stories on this topic]

Mindanao school execs awaiting cyber education
Inquirer.net - Philippines

By Aquiles Zonio, Franklin A. Caliguid, Richel Umel DAVAO CITY--School officials in Mindanao are awaiting the implementation of the Cyber Education Project ... [See all stories on this topic]

Lapus: It's premature to cry foul on CyberEd project
ABS CBN News - Philippines

Lapus said majority of teachers and school officials nationwide have been craving for cyber education. He said in previous years, teachers have been taking ... [See all stories on this topic]

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