DOE plan for virtual school is rejected by board for lack of details – Honolulu Civil Beat | Team Cansler

The Hawaii Board of Education on Thursday rejected a proposal by the state Department of Education to create a statewide virtual school for students in grades K-12, citing a lack of rigor in implementing the plan. The DOE needs board approval before proceeding with the proposal. The plan called for spending $5.4 million in the … Read more

Virtual Academy Offers Open Enrollment 2022-23 – Burke County Public Schools | Team Cansler

Morganton, NC – Monday February 14, 2022 Open enrollment for the Burke Virtual Academy begins Monday, February 14th and will last through Friday, March 25th for the 2022-2023 academic year. Burke Virtual Academy is for any Kindergarten through 12th grade student who would like to take a full range of online courses, or middle and … Read more

Update: Teachers say RPS plans to eliminate most of its online program. They say this threatens students with disabilities. – VPM news | Team Cansler

Editor’s Note: This story was updated on February 14 at 4:33pm following a comment by RPS. Educators at Richmond Public Schools that teach virtually were notified last week that their jobs could be axed next year if the district’s Virtual Academy closes. This means that around 80 teachers are in danger of losing their current … Read more

Virtual Academy Offers Open Enrollment 2022-23 – Burke County Public Schools | Team Cansler

Morganton, NC – Monday February 14, 2022 Open enrollment for the Burke Virtual Academy begins Monday, February 14th and will last through Friday, March 25th for the 2022-2023 academic year. Burke Virtual Academy is for any Kindergarten through 12th grade student who would like to take a full range of online courses, or middle and … Read more

Update: Teachers say RPS plans to eliminate most of its online program. They say this threatens students with disabilities. – VPM news | Team Cansler

Editor’s Note: This story was updated on February 14 at 4:33pm following a comment by RPS. Educators at Richmond Public Schools that teach virtually were notified last week that their jobs could be axed next year if the district’s Virtual Academy closes. This means that around 80 teachers are in danger of losing their current … Read more

Online college courses can be better than in-person ones. The implications for higher education are profound. – Brookings Institution | Team Cansler

When the Covid pandemic began in early 2020, colleges switched to distance learning out of necessity. With large in-person classroom gatherings suddenly taboo, online instruction was seen as the lesser evil — worse than in-person instruction, but infinitely better than no instruction at all. Two years later something unexpected happened. For many college courses, online … Read more

Online college courses can be better than in-person ones. The implications for higher education are profound. – Brookings Institution | Team Cansler

When the Covid pandemic began in early 2020, colleges switched to distance learning out of necessity. With large in-person classroom gatherings suddenly taboo, online instruction was seen as the lesser evil — worse than in-person instruction, but infinitely better than no instruction at all. Two years later something unexpected happened. For many college courses, online … Read more

LAUSD may expand online schools for unvaccinated students – Los Angeles Times | Team Cansler

In anticipation that thousands of Los Angeles Unified students may still remain unvaccinated this fall, the Board of Education has taken the first steps towards a significant expansion in distance learning, including the creation of up to six new online schools , which could enroll up to 15,000 students. To date, nearly 90% of LAUSD … Read more

LAUSD may expand online schools for unvaccinated students – Los Angeles Times | Team Cansler

In anticipation that thousands of Los Angeles Unified students may still remain unvaccinated this fall, the Board of Education has taken the first steps towards a significant expansion in distance learning, including the creation of up to six new online schools , which could enroll up to 15,000 students. To date, nearly 90% of LAUSD … Read more