Online Learning may become a requirement in US State of Georgia
Monday, 27 February 2012
Kristina Torres writing in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution last week reported on a move in the US State of Georgia to make online learning a requirement for graduation in schools, despite objections from some lawmakers who said it chipped away at local control. She describes the new bill which starting next year would require school systems to allow all students access to online instruction from kindergarten to 12th grade. She goes on to describe how ninth-grade students starting in 2014 would have to take at least one online course before graduation, according to this new bill which would also require schools to give all end-of-course assessments online starting in 2015. Read the full article here.