Keeping Pace 2013 is now available! The 10th edition includes updated enrollment numbers, graphics, and policy information. Download the full report, scroll down for individual graphics, or browse individual state profiles.
On Thursday we posted about the first statewide fully online virtual school to be approved in Maine (the Maine Connections Academy), but noted that there were two bills sitting with the legislature that had the potential to affect that school. LD1736 would have authorized the opening of a state virtual school to provide supplemental courses [...]
Michigan Virtual University (MVU) is one of many state virtual schools that a few years ago began to recognize that it needed to evolve its thinking about how it served students across the state, expanding beyond the traditional state virtual school role of focusing solely on offering supplemental online classes. In Keeping Pace 2011, we [...]
After reporting in Keeping Pace 2013 that the number of states allowing statewide fully online schools dropped (for the first time in our 10 years of publication) to 29 states in SY 2013-14, we are pleased to see options expanding, if slowly. We previously reported on Massachusetts, and now it appears likely that Maine will [...]