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2010-06-08 16:28:00

Online school launches alumni organization PITTSBURGH, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many of the 1,032 graduating seniors in the Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, the school's 10th commencement exercises this week at Pittsburgh and Harrisburg will mark the first and last time they ever meet. Increasing numbers of graduates, however, have already met through PA Cyber's numerous educational field trips, at social and recreational outings organized by the school's Family Link...

2010-06-07 08:30:00

BEAVER, Pa., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Network of Digital Schools (NNDS) is proud to announce that the Florida Department of Education has added Lincoln Interactive's Grade 6-12 curriculum to its list of approved providers for the school district virtual instruction program. Every Florida school district is required, by law, to offer a virtual instruction program to eligible students in partnership with an approved provider. The National Network of Digital Schools' Lincoln...

2010-06-03 14:26:00

DENVER, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- eDCSD: The Colorado Cyber School is proud to offer additional information sessions across the state of Colorado for families with students in grades K-12 who are interested in learning more about the 2010-2011 cyber school program. "We've seen a lot of enthusiasm from parents and students and we're excited to continue meeting people and discussing online education. We understand that not all students learn in the same fashion, and we look forward to helping...

2010-06-02 13:52:00

Funding will help expand online curriculum offerings for Pennsylvania students MIDLAND Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the help of $500,000 in federal funding secured by U.S. Congressman Jason Altmire (PA-04), the National Network of Digital Schools Management Foundation will be able to help 10-12 Pennsylvania high schools develop new, innovative cyber learning programs. This new online educational initiative was announced at a ceremony today in Midland, Pa, a Beaver County...

2010-05-26 14:20:00

BEAVER, Pa., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Network of Digital Schools, a management foundation providing online curriculum and management services to schools around the world, has provided access to its premier Little Lincoln curriculum to the Bless the Children Home orphanage in Guyana, South America. "When NNDS learned of Bless the Children's efforts and desires to help children learn effectively, we wanted to find a way to help," said NNDS Director of Elementary...

2010-05-25 14:47:00

Michigan's first public virtual charter school will hold free events and information sessions for interested families GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA) will open enrollment for the 2010-2011 school year on Wednesday, May 26 for students across the state. MVCA is Michigan's first public virtual charter school. MVCA recently received unanimous approval from Grand Valley State University's Board of Trustees and is expected to...

2010-05-03 16:24:00

"Schools across the state are scrambling to create their own cyber programs. Soon every school will be a cyber school." - Dr. Nick Trombetta LANCASTER, Pa., May 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With help from the state's cyber schools, Pennsylvania's 124 bricks-and-mortar charter schools can move seamlessly into the bricks-and-cyber future through a cooperative Charter School Digital Learning Network said Dr. Nick Trombetta. Dr. Trombetta made the proposal in an address to the School...

2010-05-02 18:09:00

FARMINGTON, Pa., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Author and thinker Ian Jukes told educators at a National Network of Digital Schools conference they and their schools are at risk if they hold onto outdated ideas and methods of teaching when knowledge technology is changing at an exponential rate. Jukes keynoted the first-ever nationwide conference of the National Network of Digital Schools (NNDS), an educational management foundation and provider of premier online curricula. Educators whose schools...

2010-04-29 12:07:00

MIDLAND, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cyber charter school - is there an app for that? "The iPad may prove to be a useful tool to put in the hands of cyber school students," said Dr. Nick Trombetta, CEO and founder of the 9,000-student Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School. Dr. Trombetta attended the Apple Education Leadership Summit 2010 in Dallas, Texas, April 21-23. "We attended the summit to begin a conversation with Apple about educational uses for the iPad," said Dr....

2010-04-15 16:37:00

MIDLAND, Pa., April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School, celebrating its 10th anniversary year, has scheduled 50 enrollment seminars across the state during the months of May, June, July and August. "Parents and their children need to be fully informed when considering enrollment in a cyber charter school," said Dr. Nick Trombetta, CEO. "We invite them to attend an enrollment seminar as soon as possible to become informed, have all their questions answered,...


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