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Online Charter Schools Could Split in Two, Avoiding State Cap on New Schools

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Dan Honda / Contra Costa Times/Landov This fall Ohio will lift a moratorium on the creation of new online schools, allowing up to five new online schools to open. But a provision inserted into the House version of the state budget earlier this month could expand online education in Ohio even further. Under the provision, Ohio’s existing online schools could [...]

Online Schools Spend Millions on Advertising to Recruit New Students

In the stories on online education we wrote with the Cleveland Plain Dealer earlier this year, we looked at the huge growth in online charter schools and one of the big questions about those schools: Where does the money go? We found it’s possible to run an online school for about $3,600 per student. But [...]

Officials, Educators Question Whether Online Schools are Making the Grade

Tom Woodward / Flickr Ohio has more students enrolled in full-time, online schools than most other states. (We teamed up with the Cleveland Plain Dealer) to write about online schools in Ohio last month.) Now Reuters reports that “a backlash is building” among those who question online schools’ performance: But the anger and skepticism elsewhere [...]

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