Analysis: Many federal grant winners had strong online-learning plans

A majority of the 10 states that won second-round federal Race to the Top grants had strong proposals for increasing or improving online learning, an analysis by an online-learning group found. Some of the programs are in states that have been slower to embrace online learning, and many of the changes involve allowing seat-time requirements to be replaced with competency-based requirements. Some winning states also proposed online-learning options in areas such as professional development and STEM subjects.

View Full Article in:

Education Week (premium article access compliments of EdWeek.org)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
District Superintendent
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Seoul
Partner - Strategy, Systems and Policy
TNTP
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Professional Development Manager (West Coast residence preferred)
Rowland Reading Foundation
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Wiesbaden
School District of Philadelphia - Director, Observation and Feedback Coaches Program
School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA