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Students Using App to Find Manufacturing Jobs

Originally published in IndustryWeek – September 25, 2019 Whatever you need to find it seems there is an app that will help you. And that’s true of students seeking jobs in manufacturing.  Students at Ivy Tech Community College in Indiana will now be able to use the services of Tallo, an online platform, to connect them to employers, colleges, and […]

Wyoming Virtual Academy

Originally aired on Wyoming News Now – September 21, 2019 As local schools began in early September, so did Wyoming Virtual Academy. The online program began in 2008 and has grown to 600 students today. WyVA offers classes from elementary level to college credit courses. “I just think it’s a really good option for a […]

Virtual school offers students the opportunity to learn from home

Originally aired on Channel 7 News (WSAW-TV) – September 4, 2019 WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – The Wisconsin Virtual Academy and Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin are two options for students who need to break out of the traditional classroom setting. Students are able attend school from any place that has internet. The K-12 program is free […]

Career readiness is key to our prosperity

Originally published in The LNP – August 31, 2019 Collectively, Americans have racked up $1.6 trillion in student debt — and Pennsylvanians, on average, carry more than any other state. According to Peterson’s financial aid survey, 2017 graduates of a Pennsylvania postsecondary school have an average $36,193 in student loan debt, well above the national […]

The Christal Frost Show: Rick Ocharzak, Career Readiness Education

Originally aired on WTCM-AM, The Christal Frost Show. Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy teacher Patrick Ocharzak shares the importance of college and career readiness, in highschool. MGLVA ensure each student gets the necessary technical experience for their future careers. Listen and learn from Mr. Ocharzak on The Christal Frost Show. To learn more about Michigan […]

Tallo’ changes the future of education for ‘Generation Z’

Originally aired on ABC News 4. MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. (WCIV) — An app started right here in the Lowcountry is changing the way students and young professionals are connecting with their future. The company and app are called “Tallo,” and it’s based in Mount Pleasant. The co-founder, Casey Welch, started Tallo after witnessing too many people […]

Letter to the editor: Maine Virtual Academy has improved since release of critical report

Originally published in The Portland Press Herald. A student’s success there shows why online charter schools are such an important option.Share An Aug. 11 article in the Portland Press Herald, “Struggling Maine Virtual Academy looks to renew charter for online education,” cites a third-party report critical of the school. While this report did reflect some […]

Ohio Gets New Virtual Public HS

Originally published in THE Journal. A new virtual public high school is opening in Ohio this fall. The Ohio Digital Learning School (ODLS), authorized by the Ohio Council of Community Schools, will serve students ages 16 to 21 in grades 9-12. It is tuition-free. Behind the scenes, K12 Inc. is serving as an online management […]