Published Online: November 11, 2014
Published in Print: November 12, 2014, as Digital Access

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"Keeping Pace With K-12 Digital Learning"

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Enrollment in state-run online schools is on the rise, though broad gaps remain in the availability of digital resources and tools across the country's large, midsized, and small school systems, a new report concludes.

The report is the 11th edition of a nationwide review of online policies released by the Evergreen Education Group, a Durango, Colo.-based consulting company. It describes a variety of public and private entities, including Connections Education, a commercial provider of online education; the Michigan Virtual School; the National Association of Independent Schools; and the Texas Education Agency.

It notes that some growth restrictions are rooted in government policy: 20 states, for instance, bar open-enrollment in online schools, and many do not allow students to choose individual courses.

Vol. 34, Issue 12, Page 5

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