Uneven growth of online education continues
| Nov 18, 2010
The 2010 edition of Keeping Pace with K-12 Online Learning, an annul review of the status of online instruction in the United States, indicates that online instruction is continuing to grow; however, this growth remains uneven across the country. The latest report indentifies tight budgets, new policy development, and changing technologies as key factors that are accelerating growth of online education in some states, but slowing growth in others.
New York and Delaware are the only two states that do not offer any online classes for K-12 students. Students in the other 48 states and the District of Columbia provide online education programs to some extent. The report also identified that no state provides a full range of opportunities for online instruction, which is defined as both supplemental and full-time options for students of all grade levels. Read the full article on eSchool News online.