Schools Open Doors to New E-Learning Rules
August 29, 2012
The world of virtual schooling is experiencing a host of major policy shifts that are opening doors for its expansion, but at the same time holding it up to greater scrutiny. This special report, part of Education Week’s ongoing series on virtual education, examines how state policymakers, educators, and schools are rethinking and changing the rules for e-learning. It provides analyses on the benefits and drawbacks of these changes, and what to expect during this school year and beyond.
- Classroom Technology Virtual Ed. Addresses Teacher-Certification QuestionsAs the rise of blended learning increases the ranks of online teachers, states are grappling with how to ensure the quality of those educators.Classroom Technology Teachers' Unions See Opportunities in Online ChartersRecent developments could signal the start of a more collaborative relationship between teachers' unions and virtual education after years of friction.