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2014-08-27 12:34:51

Enrollment Still Open for New Students SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New school supplies and meeting new teachers are still part of the first day of school for students enrolled in one of the 11 California Virtual Academy schools (CAVA), IQ Academy California (IQCA) and Insight Schools of California (ISCA). They'll meet each other in homeroom and catch up with classmates from last year, but there won't be any backpacks, school cafeteria food or catching the bus...

2014-08-26 12:33:55

Minnesota Virtual Academy, iQ Academy Minnesota and Insight School of Minnesota Offer Individualized, Tuition-Free Learning HOUSTON, Minn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Picture the first day of school: Carefully chosen outfits, crisp school supplies and big smiles all around. Kids pose for pictures and pause for hugs before hopping on a bus to begin another year of learning. For students who attend Minnesota's online high schools, the first day of school is just the same - but...

2014-08-22 12:28:05

State's Largest Online Public School Welcomes Students Back September 2 McFARLAND, Wis., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students at Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), a tuition-free online public charter school that serves students in grades K-12, will return to classes September 2 for another year of learning, inspiration and growth. "We can't wait to welcome all of our new and returning families to WIVA," says Dr. Leslye Moraski Erickson, Head of School for WIVA. "Here's...

2014-08-21 12:34:59

K-12 online public school program offers individualized curriculum to Ohio students MAUMEE, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ohio Virtual Academy, an accredited, full-time, tuition-free online public school for students residing across the state, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 25, 2014. The program marks the start of its 13th year providing an individualized approach to learning in order to meet the needs of every student. OHVA uses the award-winning...

2014-08-19 23:02:57

Creative educators pilot projects with science and technology focus Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 With back to school shopping in full swing, moms and dads are working hard to fill the supply list even when money is tight. They are not the only ones feeling the pinch this fall; educators are also struggling to find resources for students, especially in low-income and minority-majority school districts. In some schools, this struggle is a crucible where creativity flourishes....

2014-08-19 16:31:33

County-wide online public charter schools continue to grow in popularity as Florida families recognize advantages offered by individualized online learning LARGO, Fla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Students attending Florida Virtual Academy public charter schools in eight counties across the state began the 2014-2015 school year on August 18, 2014. Each of the Florida Virtual Academy charter schools use the award-winning K¹² curriculum and provide support from Florida-certified...

2014-08-19 12:32:41

NICOMA PARK, Okla., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy, a public online school serving students in grades K-12, will have hundreds of students returning to school Tuesday, August 26 - without ever leaving their homes. "Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is committed to inspiring and preparing children to achieve the highest levels of academic achievement through the innovative, challenging, and research-based K¹² curriculum," said Sheryl Tatum,...

2014-08-18 23:02:27

The recipients were recognized for their contributions to environmental education and science. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Three students who participated in the Army Educational Outreach Program’s eCYBERMISSION competition were recognized at a White House ceremony last week, which honored young innovators in environmental sciences and protection. Their team advisor and another eCYBERMISSION team advisor were also recognized at the event. The students, Daniel Burgess, Joey...

2014-08-13 16:28:59

Statewide online program offers individualized learning approach for South Carolina students WEST COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- South Carolina Virtual Charter School, a full-time, tuition-free online public school for students residing across the state, will begin the 2014-2015 academic year on August 18, 2014. The program marks the start of its 7th year, after graduating its largest class in school history in June 2014. SCVCS uses the award-winning K¹²...

2014-08-11 12:31:47

Worldwide Market for Digital English Reached $1.8 Billion in 2013, According to New Ambient Insight Report SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The global market for digital English language learning products reached $1.8 billion in 2013. The worldwide five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is 11.1% and revenues will surge to $3.1 billion by 2018, according to a new report by Ambient Insight called, "The 2013-2018 Worldwide Digital English Language Learning Market."...


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  • A bat.
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