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Liberia: Lawmakers Accuse President Sirleaf of Shielding U S Citizen Son to Evade Taxes in the United States

The Liberian House of Representatives over the weekend accused President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of concocting a  scheme to shield her son, Robert Sirleaf , a United  States citizen to evade  taxes in the United States by appointing to as head of Liberia lucrative National Oil Company on a pro bono basis. 395 more words


Reflections on the NACOL Standards of Quality Online Instruction

I wish I could give my unqualified assent to The NACOL Standards of Quality Online Instruction, which attempt to codify the best practices as supported by research for online teaching.  732 more words


Moving Away From Carnegie Units Toward Competency-Based Learning: Need Feedback And Examples

This showed up in my inbox yesterday.  If you have feedback or examples for Susan or Wendy, please e-mail them directly.

Dear iNACOL Members:

Please, we would like your help and feedback.

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iNACOL Releases Report on Policy and Funding Frameworks for Online Learning - iNACOL

iNACOL Releases Report on Policy and Funding Frameworks for Online Learning – iNACOL: “The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) announces the release of a new report, Policy and Funding Frameworks for Online Learning. 79 more words


Online Learning & Dual Credit: A Case Of "I Don't Want To Grow Up"?

This was posted to one of the iNACOL forums and I thought that some of my readers might like to comment.

On Tuesday, June 30, I heard Ron Packard (CEO and founder of K12) at a gathering offsite from NECC 2009 in Washington DC predict that the combination of the needs of the changes in our service-based economy and the rise of truly individualized education through technology and changes in teacher’s approach to education will result in a compression of “normal” high school from 4 to 3 years and “normal” baccalaureate degrees from 4-5 years to 3 years.

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iNACOL Special Edition Webinar Series

Special Edition Webinar Series:
“Starting an Online School or Online Program”

Starting an online school or online program is a many-faceted challenge, even for seasoned educators. 545 more words