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What You Need to Know About Online HS Accreditation

What You Need to Know About Online High Schools and Accreditation

There are more opportunities for pursuing a high school education online than ever – but not all online schools are created equal. 444 more words

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This is the post I was going to write before I got sidetracked with Thanksgiving. Though Two Years in Torino is primarily about life as an American in Italy, I think it’s only natural that as I live in Torino longer and longer (way beyond two years, it looks like), not all of my life will be consciously expat. 1,463 more words

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Online Charter Schools - the research


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conducted by three independent research institutions looked into online charter schools, and their findings were released in October 2015.

The press release, with links to the full report, is… 477 more words

Education

QPEC: What’s going on in education policy?

Dr Liz Gordon, QPEC convenor,  says that QPEC supports the concerns of many other groups about two recently announced policy proposals.

“The first is that additional special education support be given to the early childhood sector.   312 more words

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Online learning with private companies will harm children’s learning - NZEI

Government plans to legislate for children from 5 years old to choose to do their schooling online using private companies who do not have to have qualified teachers, will horrify both parents and educators, NZEI Te Riu Roa says. 297 more words

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This Goes Under "Cashing In On Ed Reform" : K12 Inc.

K12 Online Learning is in Washington State  using tax dollars to cash in on the online charter school industry.

This was first published on the Seattle Education blog in 2012 and originally posted at Ed Week the same year but I think it’s time to bring attention back to this cash cow… 2,287 more words

Charter Schools

Day 65/66/67 - Leave My School Alone

“Education is not something which the teacher does … it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being” – Maria Montessori

“All in all you’re just another brick in the wall” – Pink Floyd and the traditional public school system… 1,194 more words

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