Record: Alex Molnar, ed., Virtual Schools in the U.S. 2014: Politics, Performance, Policy, and Research Evidence (Boulder, CO: National Education Policy Center, 2014). Available here.
Summary: Part one of this report summarized recent legislative activity relative to virtual public schooling. Part two surveyed the academic research on virtual schools. Part three, which I review in this post, provides raw data on the number of online schools in operation, the providers that run them, and the students who attend them. (more…)