Report criticizes rush to virtual education

10/25/2011 | Washington Post, The

A new report by the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado at Boulder questions whether there is enough oversight of full-time virtual schools and whether virtual schooling should be considered an effective replacement for traditional education. The report, which comes amid a growing interest in cyber-schooling, recommends steps to improve online learning, including more careful financial monitoring of schools and face-to-face exams for students.

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