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K12-Powered Head of School Talks School Choice Week Live

Originally published in KATU 2 – January 24, 2018 It’s an alternative to your neighborhood school and a great way to get your child individualized education that suits his or her unique strengths, needs, and interests. Steve Werlein, Head of School for K12 in Oregon, joined us to share how the tuition-free, online school works. To […]

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WTVG: Local Online School Helps Displaced ECOT Students

Originally aired WTVG – January 22, 2018 Families across the area are looking for a new online school for their kids, after the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow suddenly closed last week. The Head of School at Ohio Virtual Academy says since ECOT closed its doors, 2,600 students have enrolled in their online school. They’ve also hired […]

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Educators Tout Instructional Focus of Alabama Virtual Academy

Originally published in the Dothan Eagle – December 28, 2017 The Alabama Virtual Academy is not only providing opportunities to students, it’s also providing opportunities for educators to focus on the part of the job they love best. The Alabama Virtual Academy is an online public school program authorized by the Alabama Department of Education. […]

STEAM Room Provides Connectivity and Opportunity

Originally published in the Fergus Falls Daily Journal – December 20, 2017 Ashton Davis and Audrey Schultz are coders, programmers and designers. They’re also 10th graders. Schultz has designed a website using HTML coding, Davis has created Nerf gun attachments using CAD software. Both are excelling in the building blocks of careers that could be available […]

Going Nontraditional

Originally published in LA Parent’s Education Guide Are homeschooling, online classes and other self-paced options right for your student? As kids settle into the new school year, education options continue to evolve. Students in and around L.A. have many choices, from online schools and classes to homeschooling programs and traditional schools that offer online components. […]

North Central News: Youth Center Cuts Ribbon on New Space

Originally published on North Central News – October 2, 2017 The LGBTQ nonprofit youth organization one•n•ten has announced a $275,000 gift from The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation to complete build-out on a new youth center. The former one•n-ten facility was destroyed through an act of arson in July. The new center will serve as a […]

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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 […]

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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!

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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 […]

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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 […]