TITLE

Urban Districts Creating Virtual Schools

AUTHOR(S)
Cavanagh, Sean
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Education Week;6/5/2013, Vol. 32 Issue 33, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the increase in the creation of virtual schools in U.S. urban school districts, focusing on Pennsylvania's Philadelphia Virtual Academy. Topics include the use of virtual schools to increase school choice according to Fran Newberg of Philadelphia's public schools, the city's challenges with school enrollment and closures, and the creation of Pennsylvania's Pittsburgh Online Academy, with comments by Robert Fayich of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools.
ACCESSION #
88000574

 

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