Can States and School Districts Cut Costs Through Digital Learning? – Governing (blog)

Via Scoop.itThe eLearning Site

Can States and School Districts Cut Costs Through Digital Learning? Digital learning represents wide-open terrain for K-12 education reform. Several states — Alabama, Arizona, Idaho, Michigan and Minnesota — require students to take an online course to receive a high school degree. Twenty-seven states have established statewide full-time virtual schools since the first opened in 1997 in Florida, according to a report by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, an indication of virtual education’s growing appeal. As with all innovations, though, there is always a question of cost for providing such new technologies, especially when states are providing less per-pupil funding.
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