Eye on Education

WCPN’s The Sound of Ideas Discusses Online Education

WCPN/ideastream’s's talk show The Sound of Ideas will take on the topic of online education this morning. Listen live at 9 a.m. and call in during the show (216-578-0903 or 866-578-0903):

Twelve times as many Ohio school kids get their education online [as] in 2000, ranking Ohio second in the nation, just behind Arizona. What kind of education are those 30,000 students getting? Tomorrow on The Sound of Ideas… we seek to learn more about virtual schools here and why they’re growing so fast…

Guests include:

  • Mark Curtis (Coordinator of Online Programs, Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County),
  • Matt Wicks (Chief Operating Officer, International Association for K-12 Online Learning),
  • Patrick O’Donnell (Reporter, Cleveland Plain Dealer), and
  • Me (Reporter, StateImpact Ohio).

If you’re a Sound of Ideas listener looking for more information on online education in Ohio our recent series of stories with the Cleveland Plain Dealer is one starting point.




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