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Online learning requirements: Part 2 – States with recommendations

Keeping Pace 2013 is available for download at http://kpk12.com/reports/. We are posting highlights of this year’s report in our blog. One of the questions we are asked the most often is which states require students to take an online course in order to graduate. On Friday we looked at states with a true online learning […]

Online Learning Requirements: Keeping Pace 2012 Update

The K-12 online and blended learning field is changing a great deal this year; we’ll have our work cut out for us with Keeping Pace 2013 research! Among the policies that have changed in a few states are online learning requirements. These changes have rendered parts of the Keeping Pace 2012 report outdated. The section […]

Idaho passes two course online graduation requirement

Online learning policy can change quickly, and we already have a significant update to Keeping Pace 2011. As of September 2011, three states required students to complete an online course in order to graduate: Alabama, Florida, and Michigan; see Table 10 on p. 39 for additional details. But that has now changed, as we have […]

Part 2: We must define and measure online learning

Part 1 of Andy Frost’s post on whether online learning is disrupting education can be found here Definition and measurement are critical (and they’re HARD) As a first-time sponsor of the Keeping Pace report, I was surprised by how much of our time we spent defining things. What’s blended learning? What’s online learning? What qualifies as a […]

Disruption is gaining steam in Idaho and Utah

In a post last week Amy Murin asked if online learning is disrupting education. Amy was referring to questions of quality primarily, but in another area—policy—online learning is poised to create a major disruption in Idaho and Utah. Although we are believers in online and blended learning, we have some concerns about recent developments, in […]

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