Wisconsin lawmakers compromise to keep online schools open

Virtual schools would be allowed to continue operating in Wisconsin, under compromise legislation expected to be on the governor's desk by early March that would reverse a December court ruling, which found that virtual learners are essentially home-schooled and thus not entitled to $5,845-per-student in state aid. The new plan, among other things, would require online schools to offer the same number of instructional hours as traditional schools, keep truancy records and ensure that teachers take no more than a day to respond to queries from both students and their parents.

View Full Article in:

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (tiered subscription model)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Vice Principal of Academics
Presentation High School
San Jose, CA
Principal
Tapestry Public Charter School
Atlanta, GA
Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership
Ball State University
Muncie, IN
Principal
DC Public Schools
Washington DC, DC
Teachers
Bend International School
Bend, OR