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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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ONLINE CHARTER SCHOOLS: Evolution and Concerns

Record: Lisa H. Waters, Michael K. Barbour, and Michael P. Menchaca, “The Nature of Online Charter Schools: Evolution and Emerging Concerns” in Educational Technology & Society 17, no. 4 (2014): 379-389. [Full Article] Summary: Waters is a Technology Integration Specialist … 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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