Report says more oversight is needed for online schools

Oct. 25, 2011
Study by National Education Policy Center also says not enough research has been done on effectiveness of online programs

From The Washington Post: A new report says that too many virtual schools receive only minimal oversight and that there is no high-quality research showing that online education is an acceptable full-time replacement for traditional classrooms. The report, “Online K-12 Schooling in the U.S.: Uncertain Private Ventures in Need of Public Regulation,” was released by the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder.

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