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Hurricane-Ravaged Schools Turn to Tech to Keep Students on Track

Originally Published on Education Week – September 18, 2017 Photo by Mic Smith/AP. As high school students in South Carolina’s coastal Beaufort County schools waited for the winds of Hurricane Irma to die down, floodwaters to recede, and their schools to re-open, many of them were also able to do their school work—with the help of […]


SCVCS Celebrates Summer Reading

South Carolina Virtual Charter School (SCVCS) recently held a six week summer reading camp. The program was for students in Kindergarten through 4th grade to help improve their reading skills. Check out WLTX-TV’s coverage on their summer reading camp celebration!


The Valuable Reason These Wisconsin High School Students are Taking the Wheel!

Donna Savarese, Patch To mark Career Technical Education (CTE) Awareness Month in February, Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin (DCAWI), along with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139, hosted a Heavy Equipment workshop for students. Students in the Architecture & Construction career pathway received hands-on training at the Wisconsin Operating Engineers Training Center.   “An event like this successfully […]


BUILDING THE FUTURE: Rural MO school offers virtual summer academy for entire state

Originally published on CEAM This summer over 1,300 students from every county in Missouri have become students in a tiny school district in rural Jefferson County which normally only serves 800 K-12 students during the regular school year. But local leaders are not scrambling to find more classrooms, build new buildings or hire more teachers to […]

Missouri District-Led Program Expands Tuition-Free Summer School Courses

6/20/2017 Sri Ravipati, The Journal A program created by Grandview R-2 School District in Hillsboro, MO called the Missouri Online Summer Institute (MOSI) will be offering more than 100 tuition-free summer school courses for students in grades 7-12 this summer. MOSI offers a range of courses from Fuel Education’s online curriculum and all online courses […]

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Missouri Online Summer School Offers Innovative Education for More Students

6/19/17 Meghan Bogardus Cortez, EdTech Forget summer brain drain for K–12 students in Missouri. They have access to more than 100 free online classes thanks to the Missouri Online Summer Institute, a program open to students in grades 7–12, K12 Inc. reports in a press release. Class offerings range from required electives to Advanced Placement courses […]


School is in Session at Missouri Online Summer Institute

Like many rural schools across Missouri, the Grandview R-2 School District doesn’t have enough students or teachers to support a wide range of summer school options. Now, a growing online program is filling a void in rural schools. Going into its sixth summer now, the Missouri Online Summer Institute expects to enroll 1,000 students from around […]

Online School Students Gather for Good at Central Texas Food Bank

02/24/17 Stef Manisero, TWC News AUSTIN, Texas — When you attend an online school, face-to-face interactions with teachers and classmates don’t happen every day. But this morning, students from the Texas Online Preparatory School, or TOPS, will gather for a community service project at the Central Texas Food Bank. Stef Manisero is there this morning […]

Some Bullied Students Turn To Online School

02/09/2017, KDRV NORTH BEND, Ore. – Oregon Virtual Academy works with about 2,400 students across the state. For many students, the model works well for students who travel so they can do their work online. But for some, online school is a safe haven. “One of the reasons they were enrolling to virtual education because […]


The Role of Career Technical Education in Bridging the Skills Gap

1/17/17 Written by Stuart Udell, CIO Review February is Career Technical Education (CTE) Month, created to raise awareness about and help bridge the skills gap currently experienced by businesses across the nation. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, more than half of U.S. employers report struggling with talent acquisition. This shortage is particularly […]