The University of Southern California's Rossier School Education has developed a set of online and blended training courses to help teachers develop their skills in working with diverse learners.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Fuel Education, a provider of personalized learning solutions, is launching more than 25 new online and blended math courses for middle and high school as well as a slate of new elective courses.
Learning Upgrade is offering free access to its Web-based curriculum over the summer in an effort to help schools fight summer slide.
Apex Learning, a provider of tools for virtual and blended learning, is expanding its line of math and English language arts tutorials for students in grades 6-8.
The University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education has unveiled plans to launch its first online doctorate degree.
In an expansion of its online Common Core course offerings, Teachscape is introducing new self-paced courses for educators focusing on English Language Arts and literacy.
- By Stephen Noonoo
The NCAA has notified virtual school provider K12 Inc. that it will no longer accept coursework from 24 of its schools for initial eligibility review for prospective student athletes. The NCAA stipulates the coursework does not fulfill its course requirements for nontraditional high schools.
To help improve its four- and five-year high school graduation rates, Boston Public Schools is expanding its partnership with online course provider Apex Learning.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Virtual K-12 enrollments in Michigan have surged in the last three years while completion rates have declined slightly. But beyond that, according to a new report, little insight can be gleaned about the effectiveness of virtual schools owing to the poor quality of data reported to the state.
Online curriculum provider Edgenuity has released a new Lesson Mastery report to help teachers monitor student progress by skill and standard to more effectively personalize instruction.