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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.: Directory and Performance Review (2016 Update)

Record: Gary Miron and Charisse Gulosino, Virtual Schools Report 2016: Directory and Performance Review. Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center, (2016). [Available Here] Introduction: This report is the fourth in an annual series published by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC). The first report in 2013 … Continue reading

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VITUAL CHARTER SCHOOLS: Solution or Siren Song?

Record: Mary Sue Backus and Hayley Jones, “Solution or Siren Song? The Lure of Virtual Charter Schools” in The Oklahoma Bar Journal (2015). [Available Here] Summary: Backus is a professor and Jones is a former student from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. Interestingly, both are former … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.: A Comprehensive Analysis (2015 Update)

Record: Alex Molnar, ed., Virtual Schools in the U.S. 2015: Politics, Performance, Policy, and Research Evidence (Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center, 2014). [Available Here] Introduction: This report is the third in an annual series published by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC). The first … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.: A Comprehensive Analysis, part 3

Record: Alex Molnar, ed., Virtual Schools in the U.S. 2014: Politics, Performance, Policy, and Research Evidence (Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center, 2014).  Available here. Summary: Part one of this report summarized recent legislative activity relative to virtual public schooling.  Part … Continue reading

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