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SCVCS Teacher Julie Phillips Named Charter Institute Teacher of the Year

Originally aired on WIS-TV – May 3, 2019 Julie Phillips has been named the Charter Institute Teacher of the Year. Julie has worked for South Carolina Virtual Charter School for five years and was recognized by her colleagues and students for her dedication to her work. “It was definitely an honor when I was chosen […]

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Pat Acker: Prepare students for the ‘new-collar’ jobs of the future

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal – March 30, 2019 Wisconsin’s economy is booming, with unemployment near all-time lows and employers desperate for qualified workers. This is great news for young people just entering the workforce, who are affected for a very long time by the economic conditions of their initial job years. It’s a more […]


4 ways to add up a love for math

Originally published by eSchool News – February 20, 2019 Math is about recognizing patterns and cultivating curiosity; here’s how Mathematicians aren’t born—they’re made. That’s why one of my favorite phrases is “I hate math.” Nearly every student shares this sentiment with me at some point during the school year, and when they do, I simply […]

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Arizona Virtual Academy and Insight Academy of Arizona now enrolling students

Originally aired on Sonoran Living on KNXV-TV – December 7, 2018 Arizona Virtual Academy is an AdvancED accredited school that empowers K-12 students with a personalized educational experience on-line. It serves students performing at or above their current grade level who are seeking to be challenged academically. Students in grades 4-12 can combine online learning […]

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Teacher of the Week: Sarah Meyer advises to ‘take risks’ in the classroom

Originally published in The Courier & Press – September 23, 2018 EVANSVILLE, Ind. — The Courier & Press wants to highlight a group of people who impact the younger generations every day — teachers. Every week we will showcase one educator from a local Tri-State school. This week… Meet Sarah Meyer, a high school virtual special education teacher for Insight School […]

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Leader of Virtual Academy in Manistee Named Head of School of the Year

Originally published in Ludington Daily News – June 6, 2018 Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA) Head of School Kendall Schroeder has been named 2018 Head of School of the Year by K12, Inc. An online public charter school authorized by Manistee Public Schools, MGLVA is open tuition-free to all students in kindergarten through 12th […]

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ISKS Educator Balances Teaching and Farming

Originally published in the Belleville Telescope – December 28, 2017 Nate Freitag will teach 150 Kansas high school students US History this year–and never leave his home in Belleville. Unless he needs to work from his tractor cab. Or a hospital waiting room. Or his in-laws home in Pennsylvania. That’s because Freitag’s classroom is a virtual […]

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Students Inspire Coon Rapids Teacher to Publish

Originally published in Anoka County Union Herald – December 15, 2017 It took a nudge from one of her students before Coon Rapids resident Kristen Rohloff decided to pursue publication of her four-book series, “Phantasmic Wars.” Rohloff, 29, teaches high school English online for Minnesota Virtual Academy. Approximately 140 students from all over the state take […]