Tag Archives: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Approves its Second Virtual School

Massachusetts students and families interested in a fully online education have ridden a roller coaster in the last couple of years as its first virtual school (the Massachusetts Virtual Academy at Greenfield, or MAVA) was approved to open in 2010, then decided to close, then decided to stay open, all while operating under a wide […]

Keeping Pace in Review: Multi-district fully online schools – States with restrictions

Keeping Pace 2013 is released, and is available for download at http://kpk12.com/reports/. Over the coming weeks we’re going to post highlights of the report here in our blog. Earlier this week we looked at enrollment growth in multi-district fully online schools, which served an estimated 310,000 students in 30 states in SY 2012-13. Today we’ll […]

Massachusetts Virtual School to Remain Open

After months of uncertainty, it appears Massachusetts will continue to have one virtual school option for its students in SY 2013-14. The state passed legislation in January that allows for more virtual schools, although within many restrictions. In March we reported that the only virtual school in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Virtual Academy (MAVA) at Greenfield, […]

First and Only Massachusetts Virtual School to Close

In January 2010, Massachusetts passed a sweeping education law that allowed for virtual innovation schools for the first time. In fall 2010 the Massachusetts Virtual Academy (MAVA) at Greenfield became the first—and only—school that would open under the legislation. In December 2012, legislation passed that is designed to expand virtual schooling in Massachusetts (see our blog […]

Massachusetts Expands Virtual Schooling—but is it the right path forward?

Massachusetts has taken its time allowing virtual schooling options for students. There are a few supplemental online course options for many Massachusetts students including The VHS Collaborative (based in Massachusetts) which served 6,213 course enrollments in SY 2011-12, and TEC Online Academy, which served 200 students in 30 courses last year. The state has one […]

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