NCAA standards focus on credibility of online high-school courses

08/30/2010 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette · Education Week

The NCAA has adopted rigorous standards that online high-school coursework must meet for it to be recognized by the intercollegiate athletics organization. Under the new criteria, virtual schools must meet guidelines in student-teacher interaction, length of courses, curriculum, an established time limit for work to be completed and the ability for student work to be reviewed. The requirements, which went into effect this month, help ensure the quality of students' online education, NCAA officials said.

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