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Some high school students access college courses for free

DeVry University and Connections Education have partnered to offer college courses at no cost to high school students attending International Connections Academy (iNaCA), an accredited, online private school serving students in grades K-12 worldwide. Through DeVry University’s Passport2College program, juniors and seniors attending iNaCA can earn college credit while still attending high school. Students can enroll in such courses as Computer Applications for Business with Lab, Introduction to Business and Psychology. “Passport2College is a wonderful opportunity for high school students to learn first-hand the college learning experience,” said Donna Loraine, chief academic officer and provost of DeVry University. “iNaCA students will be...

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Rural district turns to online speech therapy

Although districts are required to provide students in need with special education and related services such as speech therapy, many face obstacles in doing so. One such school…


Can online tutors make anytime, anywhere learning a reality?

Supporting off hours learning is a problem you might not even know you have. Sites with online tutors may help.…


In Wisconsin, poorly performing virtual charters won’t affect their districts

A little-known provision slipped into the Wisconsin budget signed by Gov. Scott Walker would keep low-performing virtual charter schools from dragging down the report cards of districts that…


Michigan expands access to online speech therapy for underserved students

Michigan schools are now eligible to receive Medicaid reimbursement for speech telepractice services, just as they do for on-site services. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human…


N.C. district targets online, blended learning solutions

Edgenuity, a provider of online and blended learning solutions, announced that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), North Carolina’s second-largest school district, has selected Edgenuity as the district’s primary online and…


U.S. expanding internet access to 200k low-income kids

A new program to connect low-income households in public housing with internet access and internet-capable devices announced July 15 will aim particularly at children and include training to…


Virtual ed leaders launch Global Personalized Academics

Newly-launched Global Personalized Academics will provide virtual and classroom learning to help students across the globe transform the way they learn. The company is in the process of…


ClassFlow updates with new blended learning features

Promethean's new school edition of ClassFlow now supports blended learning environments, letting schools assign students their own student accounts, which can be accessed from anywhere.…


5 reasons schools aren’t using more innovative classroom models

Nine out of 10 administrators surveyed in a new report said using technology effectively as part of instructional practice is important to educate and prepare students, but a…


Cincinnati Schools launches blended learning AP courses

Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) is launching an Advanced Placement (AP) Blended Learning program, and wireless provider Kajeet will provide students with mobile hotspots to support the district's efforts. The…

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