The Heartland Institute reports that the University of California and the California Department of Education have released “The State of Online Learning in California: A Look at Current K-12 Policies and Practices,” California’s first statewide study of eTools for education and virtual schools. The study found the expansion of online education in California mirrors advances made across the United States. However, the study–which started out as an ad-hoc committee charged with investigating virtual tools in schools–also found several problems with the state’s adoption of education technologies…