Online schools exploding across the United States – Greater Milwaukee Today (Via Google News – Educational Technology.) This article is primarily about a specific program in Wisconsin, but includes this bit: “As of last summer, 21 statewide online programs exist in the United States, according to a 2005 report released by Learning Associates, an Illinois-based education research firm.”
Let’s go, California! Get in the game. Oh, wait, California is already six years behind in adopting the NETS! (A few districts are pioneering the way in California. Newport-Mesa in the OC is an example, but they are basic aid funded rather that ADA, and few can make the leap the way they are.)
Just one question about this article, though… why are people applying to an online school using a Fax machine!? It’s my least favorite telecommunications technology… by far.