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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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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.: A Comprehensive Analysis, part 2

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: This post summarizes the second of three sections of this report.  For a summary of … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL SCHOOLS IN THE U.S.: A Comprehensive Analysis, part 1

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: This report is the second in a projected annual series of reports published by the … Continue reading

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VIRTUAL CHARTER SCHOOLS: Why Families Choose Them

Record:  Carol Klein and Mary Poplin, “Families Home Schooling in a Virtual Charter School System” in Marriage and Family Review 43, nos. 3&4 (2008): 369-395. Summary:  Klein and Poplin, Professor of Education at Claremont Graduate University, here offer the results … Continue reading

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