Fla. online school spends less, posts higher AP scores

01/23/2012 | Sunshine State News (Fla.)

Online students at the Florida Virtual School in 2011 outscored their peers at brick-and-mortar schools by an average of 12 percentage points on Advanced Placement tests, despite spending nearly $2,200 less per student than a traditional school. A study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute found that online schools spend less money on school operations, but the same or more on "content" and "student services" and three times as much on "technology."

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