School Administrator, October 2001
It's clear that online courses will become increasingly common in the K-12 environment, especially for high school students. As schools and districts consider the best way to offer online courses to supplement their current in-school curriculum, they may wish to work with one or more commercial vendors.
In choosing a vendor, school officials should consider the following eight factors:
1. Accreditation. Online courses should contribute to a student earning the credits he or she needs to graduate. Teachers...