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Saturday, November 24, 2007

Virtual Schooling in the News

Beginning with the eSchool News.

Reports reveal online learning's successes, needs
NACOL sheds light on virtual schooling's phenomenal growth ... and need for regulation
By Laura Devaney, Associate Editor, eSchool News

No Yahoo News alert for virtual school, but next, the Yahoo News alert for cyber school.

PA Cyber School adds new financial officer
The Beaver County Times Tue, 20 Nov 2007 11:22 AM PST
The PA Cyber Charter School added a new position Monday when the school board hired Scott Antoline as its first director of finance and compliance officer at a salary of $90,000.

Moving to the Google News alert for virtual school.

AP virtual labs questioned
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (subscription) - Milwaukee,WI,USA
The effects are being felt in Wisconsin at iQ Academies, the virtual high school operated by the Waukesha School District, and at Wisconsin Virtual School, ...
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Momentous day in life of a little Heir Island girl
Southern Star - Cork,Ireland
How long will it be before Anna is able to log on to her laptop computer and take all her lessons from a Virtual School without moving from her island home? ...
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Vivendi Games Mobile Launches New Surviving High School Game for ...
PR Newswire (press release) - New York,NY,USA
Facebook users will have the exclusive opportunity to become Surviving High School's virtual 'Homecoming King or Queen,' by inviting their friends to join ...
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Virtual education guides students via computers
Kansas City Star - MO,USA
The program, run by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, is designed for students who wish to take classes their school does not ...
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Dr. Herman DeVry - Forefather of Virtual Learning
Online Degrees - USA
The school known for its exemplary online programming offers 52000 students access to online or on-site degree options across the country and in Canada. ...
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Coker Creek School Needs More Room
Monroe County Advocate Democrat - Sweetwater,TN,USA
Instead, those students will use a credit recovery program or go to virtual school (take classes over the Internet.) The county's adult GED program will ...
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Virtual school still takes discipline, students say
The Commercial Dispatch - Columbus,MS,USA
But the rewards, participants in Mississippi Virtual Public School said, are worth the sacrifices. "It takes about four hours a day," said Kerri Courtney, ...
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Finally, the Google News alert for cyber school.

Cyber charter schools vie with districts for funding
The Tribune-Democrat - Johnstown,PA,USA
Reasons vary for why parents choose a cyber school education. Some cite bullying or dissatisfaction with the local school's environment. ...
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