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Colo. Approves Rules for Online Schools

By The Associated Press — January 17, 2012 1 min read
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The Colorado board of education has voted unanimously to approve rules establishing new quality standards for online schools and make them subject to the same scrutiny as traditional schools when they miss those standards.

The state also will more thoroughly scrutinize new applications for online schools.

The revisions result from 2011 legislation that was passed after critics accused online schools of poor performance.

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A version of this article appeared in the January 18, 2012 edition of Education Week as Colo. Approves Rules for Online Schools

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