“Millions of kids, some as young as 5, now get their schooling online. Just one problem: Nobody knows how well it works.”
If you are an online k-12 teacher, or hope to be one: READ this article.
Reporter Darren Samulesohn provides a non-partisan overview of k-12 virtual schooling. This is a refreshingly in depth story about the recent history of k-12 online schools. You’ll also get a good sense of current political, economic and educational realities in this booming field.
There are a number of researchers who would contest the claim that “Nobody knows how well it works”. But it is more than clear that the results are mixed and far from complete.