K-12 Virtual Schools: Is anybody learning anything?

“Millions of kids, some as young as 5, now get their schooling online. Just one problem: Nobody knows how well it works.”

Source: www.politico.com

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. 


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