Stories tagged: online learning
Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
School ditches online learning program after parents revolt
The fast-growing online platform was built with help from Facebook engineers and designed to help students learn at their own speed. But it’s been dropped because parents in this Connecticut …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
Jean Floten: Disrupting higher education, one click at a time
What many once considered a radical experiment in educational delivery is now
Wed., April 6, 2016
Editorial: Washington online college making the grade
Online learning isn’t for everyone, but it fits the targeted demographic well. The average age of a student is 38. They need to learn, and learn fast.
Sun., Nov. 18, 2012
Idaho Board of Education examining how to proceed
BOISE – Nearly two weeks after Idaho voters turned aside the state’s controversial Students Come First education reforms, the Board of Education on Monday will decide whether to modify or …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2011
Idaho to require two online classes
BOISE – Despite mostly negative public comment, Idaho’s state Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to approve a new rule requiring every Idaho student to take two online classes to …
Wed., Oct. 12, 2011
Online class costs vary by district
BOISE – A quirk of Idaho’s new “Students Come First” school reform law means that online course providers will get far more state money for providing classes to students in …
Mon., Nov. 9, 2009
Internet changes course of learning
Cassie Tompkins wanted her children to receive a quality education, but the Seattle resident also wanted Bailey and Brannon to pursue their blossoming acting careers. “After months of research, what …
Mon., March 26, 2007
Virtual learning faces budget reality
Amanda Hughes needs 53 books to study one calculus class at Lewis and Clark High School. The 17-year-old is blind, and all her textbooks are converted to Braille.