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Published: Monday, 25 June 2012
New Media Consortium Horizon Report for K-12 schools

The well-regarded and recently available NMC Horizon Report on K-12 Education reports on several interesting trends related to virtual schooling. In the report, its expert panel describes the Number One Trend for K-12 schooling for the period 2012-2017 as the shift in Education paradigms to include online learning, hybrid learning and collaborative models. The report states that "Budget cuts have forced schools to re-evaluate their education platforms and find alternatives to the exclusive face-to-face learning models. As such, what once was seen as a challenge has now become an increasingly interesting trend".

Published: Monday, 14 November 2011
2011 Keeping Pace with Online K-12 Learning: An Annual Review of Policy and Practice

A report by the Evergreen Education Group presented at the 2011 Virtual School Symposium hosted by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) makes for interesting reading. This report “2011 Keeping Pace with Online K-12 Learning: An Annual Review of Policy and Practice,” provides an overview of the latest policies, practices, and trends affecting online learning programmes across all 50 states.

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