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International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (2015) pp. 423–441
This article examines K-12 online student and school performance across an entire state (Colorado) in the United States through two comparisons. First, state assessment scores of students in online schools are compared to those in traditional brick...
This 2015 report is third in a series of annual reports on virtual education in the U.S. It is organized in three major sections: Section I examines the policy and political landscape associated with virtual schooling and describes the current state ...
Gary Miron; Brian Horvitz; Charisse Gulosino; Luis Huerta; Jennifer King Rice; Sheryl Rankin Shafer; Larry Cuban
This national study, which comprehensively reviews 311 virtual schools operating in the United States, finds serious and systemic problems with the nation's full-time cyber schools. Despite virtual schools' track record of students falling behind...
Luis Huerta; Jennifer King Rice; Sheryl Rankin Shafer; Michael K. Barbour; Gary Miron; Charisse Gulosino; Brian Horvitz
This report is the second of a series of annual reports by the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) on virtual education in the U.S. The NEPC reports contribute to the existing evidence and discourse on virtual education by providing an objective ...