Study: Virtual-school enrollment explodes

November 13, 2006

Virtual schooling, and its potential to increase student achievement, was the focus in Plano, Texas, as more than 500 educators from across the nation gathered for the annual Virtual School Symposium Nov. 5-7. The three-day event featured the release of a study detailing a dramatic surge in online enrollment among school-age children–up to a 50-percent increase in some states, researchers said–as well as a new guide for teaching online courses, among other resources.

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