The United States has many lessons it can learn from how other countries are deploying virtual education and how it might partner up with those countries in different ways to offer a wider range of educational and cultural experiences to its students. This report, part of Education Week’s ongoing series on virtual education, draws out many of those lessons to be learned from other countries and highlights some of the more distinctive virtual education partnerships emerging between schools in the United States and those outside its borders, while noting the difficulties that arise for educators and schools when taking on such initiatives.
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Aug. 28, 1 p.m. ET: E-Learning in the Age of Choice
Some states are now mandating that districts provide students with a variety of choices for how they use online learning opportunities. States and districts are also working on how to use a range of technology tools to access online courses. Join two experts who can help educators make the right choices for what to offer students.
- EnCompass: Resources for Learning, Rochester, NY
- Fairfield Public Schools, Fairfield, CT
- Vice President for Education
- The Possible Project, Cambridge, MA
- Quarrybrook, Windham, NH
- Executive Principal of The Academies of Shakopee High School
- Shakopee Public Schools, Shakopee, MN