Tag Archives: full-time

First Statewide Fully Online School in Maine Will Move Forward

On Thursday we posted about the first statewide fully online virtual school to be approved in Maine (the Maine Connections Academy), but noted that there were two bills sitting with the legislature that had the potential to affect that school. LD1736 would have authorized the opening of a state virtual school to provide supplemental courses […]

Iowa AG rules in favor of virtual academies

A few weeks ago, we blogged about the two new virtual academies planning to open in fall 2012. While they were recruiting students and making plans for their first school year, opponents asked the Iowa Attorney General to review state law to ensure the legality of the virtual academies. The Attorney General issued his opinion […]

Iowa plans to open its first two virtual academies

2012 is shaping up to be another active year for online and blended learning policy changes. Iowa has a state virtual school and other supplemental options, but for the first time it appears K-12 students are likely to have access to full-time online learning beginning in fall 2012: –          Clayton Ridge School District plans to […]

KP 2011: Full-time multi-district online schools

We had a great time talking to people about Keeping Pace last week at VSS.  Many asked where to start in reading the 168pp report (What? You haven’t already read it cover to cover?). We kicked off the 2011 release by blogging about the trends identified in the Executive Summary, so that’s one answer. However, we […]

Keeping Pace 2011 Trend #4: Full-time schools continue to grow

In preparation for the release of Keeping Pace 2011 on November 8, we are sharing nine trends identified during our research and the writing of the report. To see the list of trends as it grows over these two weeks, please visit: http://kpk12.com/blog/2011/10/keeping-pace-2011-top-trends-in-online-and-blended-learning/. Trend #4: Full-time, multi-district online schools continue to grow. Even as district […]

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