Virtual Schooling In The News

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Minn. seeks to work out kinks with virtual snow days
A Minnesota school district planned to launch a test run of a new virtual snow days pilot program today. Officials said the test run would allow schools to work out any issues before the first actual virtual snow day is planned in January.Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)/Forum News Service (12/20)

Spotlight: President Obama and digital learning
President Barack Obama has taken many actions regarding digital learning during his time in office. This blog post examines his education-technology platform, including issues such as E-Rate funding changes. Education Week (tiered subscription model)/Digital Education blog (12/22)

Wash. state district forms partnership with Korean Ministry of Education
A Washington state middle school has launched a Korean-language program that uses the Rosetta Stone curriculum. The initiative stems from the district’s partnership with the Korean Ministry of Education, and…

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