Tag Archives: Louisiana

A review of the 2013 Digital Learning Now Report Card: Part 1, Summary Findings

Digital Learning Now (DLN) recently released its 2013 report card. The DLN report is among the most closely-watched and influential reports in online and blended learning policy, and as such we have read it closely. Following is our review, and points of agreement/disagreement on the text of the report. (We review some of the state grades […]

Details about State Course Choice Programs

One of the challenges of publishing an annual print report on online learning is that the field is evolving so quickly that print can rapidly become out of date. In Keeping Pace 2013, we defined a new category of online learning programs that we termed course choice programs, and now we are adding some details […]

Getting computers and high-speed Internet access into schools: the Louisiana example

Widespread adoption of online and blended learning is going to require that many schools upgrade their computers and Internet access. To implement blended learning at scale, in particular, schools need devices for all students, and bandwidth that, in most cases, is significantly higher than what schools currently have. The State Education Technology Directors Association summarizes […]

Louisiana’s Course Choice Program – Future Uncertain, but Open for Registration

Today’s post was written by guest author Sara Frank Bristow. As of March 2013, eligible Louisiana students now have the opportunity to select their own online and face-to-face courses from a wide range of private providers through the Course Choice program. Act 2(2012), presents a shift in direction for virtual schooling in Louisiana, whose Department […]

WordPress SEO fine-tune by Meta SEO Pack from Poradnik Webmastera