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Can iPads, social media apps, and digital reading platforms help teenagers better engage with a 500-year-old literary classic?
Prosecutors filed felony charges against Oklahoma's top public education official, saying she raised money illegally while challenging the incumbent superintendent in the 2014 Republican primary and coordinated attack ads against her in violation of state law.
At Colorado's 4,000-student GOAL Academy, just 1 in 4 students uses the learning software each day. The founder helped direct millions of dollars to his for-profit management company.
Just 1 in 4 students uses GOAL Academy's learning software each day. Yet the state of Colorado officially reports an 89 percent attendance rate at the school. Why the disconnect?
Across the country, interest is growing in such new types of non-charter management models. But multidistrict online schools have faced some of the same problems that plague cyber charters.
To understand how the problems with for-profit management of cyber charters have persisted over time, just look at Pennsylvania.
Rising concerns over the management practices and academic quality of virtual charter schools have exposed a deepening divide among some of the nation's most influential supporters of school choice.
Savvy lobbying, well-connected allies, and impassioned parents have helped keep online charters growing across states even in the face of often-poor results.