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Celebrating School Choice: Programs Give Parents, Students Options

1/24/2017 Shea Drake, Banner-Tribune  National School Choice Week began Monday in Louisiana and across the country. It’s a reminder that parents and students in St. Mary have options other than traditional public schools. Part of the mission of Central Catholic High School is to offer an alternative education admission to people in the Tri-City and […]

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Opinion: Why School Choice Matters to Wyoming (Wyoming News)

1/24/2017 Jeff Verosky, Head of School for the Wyoming Virtual Academy, Wyoming News As America marks National School Choice Week, Wyoming can look to the Williams family of Centennial as a shining example of why education options for state families are critical. Doug and Liz Williams have six children at Wyoming Virtual Academy (WYVA), and […]

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Opinion: Why school choice matters to Wyoming (Billings Gazette)

1/24/2017 Jeff Verosky, Head of School for the Wyoming Virtual Academy, Billings Gazette  As America marks National School Choice Week, Wyoming can look to the Williams family of Centennial as a shining example of why education options for state families are critical. Doug and Liz Williams have six children at Wyoming Virtual Academy, a public […]

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Opinion: School Choice Helps North Carolina Students Achieve

1/21/2017 Diana Santos, The News & Observer As America marks National School Choice Week from Jan. 22-28, North Carolina can look to my son, Brenden Santos, as a shining example of why education options for students and families are so important. Brenden is a student at North Carolina Virtual Academy, an online public charter school […]

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Opinion: Why School Choice Matters to Idaho

1/22/2017 Kelly Edginton, Head of School Idaho Virtual Academy, Idaho Press-Tribune As America marks National School Choice Week, Idaho can look to the Klaeui family as a shining example of why education options for families are so important. Rebecca Klaeui is a mother of three teenage daughters, who since kindergarten, all attended Idaho Virtual Academy, a […]

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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 […]

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Middlebury Interactive Language Program Shows Student Growth Towards English Proficiency

  Executive Summary The Middlebury Interactive Language Program (MIL) was launched in a pilot in the Hartford Public Schools (Connecticut) in 2013-2014 with a goal of building English language proficiency in an interactive project based learning experience.  The results have been positive from the pilot year through the next two years of program expansion.  In […]

How Education Could Become a Unifying Force After a Divisive Election

Written by Nate Davis Politics is a rough and tumble affair, and this past election will, undoubtedly, go down in history as one of the most divisive in modern American politics.  But at some point campaigns must end and the hard work of governing must begin. The critical question is: Can our nation’s leaders come […]

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NC Virtual School Goal: Every Child, Every Class, Every Day

On Monday, students from North Carolina Virtual Academy will do something never before attempted in the state: begin and end their first day of school by logging on to their computers at home. NC Virtual Academy is one of two newly approved online schools that will launch this year following a state law creating a […]