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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 […]


Campbell Faulkner is guest of honor at QC Blended Learning Center ribbon-cutting ceremony

11/16/16 Written by Savannah Norton, Queen Creek Independent Queen Creek fifth-grader Campbell Faulkner was the guest of honor at a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the grand opening of Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona’s Queen Creek Blended Learning Center on Thursday, Nov. 3. Much of the nation is familiar with the 10-year-old as the […]

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Video: Georgia Cyber Academy Video Contest Win

Georgia Superintendent of Schools Richard Woods visits Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA) to congratulate the virtual school’s family engagement team for winning the Department of Education’s Parent Engagement Month video contest.