Tag Archive | "K12"

Virtual Schools Are Spending Millions of Taxpayer Dollars On Advertising


A new report from USA Today found that virtual school operators are dealing with low enrollment numbers by spending public funds on advertising.

Published in Blog, Education, Government, Politics

K12 Inc. Contract Unanimously Renewed By Broward School Board


Ashley Lopez: The Broward School Board unanimously approved another one-year contract with K12, an embattled for-profit operator of online schools, on Tuesday.

Published in Blog, Education, Government, Politics

New Report Shows ALEC’s Effects On Florida Education Policy


Ashley Lopez: A new report from a statewide progressive group details the influence that the corporate-backed American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, has had on Florida’s education policy.

Published in Blog, Business, Education, Government, Politics

Internal Recording Reveals K12 Inc. Struggled to Comply With Florida Law


Trevor Aaronson and John O’Connor: The for-profit online educator knew of teacher certification problems in Florida for years.

Published in Education, Government

State Review Finds K12 Certification Problems


John O’Connor and Trevor Aaronson: A state inquiry found that online educator K12 Inc. employed three teachers in Florida who lacked proper certification to teach some subjects.

Published in Education, Government

Rep. Corrine Brown Calls for Federal Investigation of K12


Trevor Aaroson and John O’Connor: Citing a story by FCIR and StateImpact Florida, Brown sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan asking for the federal inquiry.

Published in Education, Government, Politics

Florida Districts Fight K12’s Plan for Virtual Charter Schools


John O’Connor and Trevor Aaronson: In online education, more flexibility or less oversight?

Published in Business, Education, Government

K12 Stories Have Impact Nationwide


Responses to the FCIR-StateImpact Florida investigation of K12 have come from around the state and across the country.

Published in Blog, Business, Education, Government

En cursos de K12, 275 alumnos y un solo maestro


Trevor Aaronson and John O’Connor: La proporción de la cantidad de alumnos por maestro en K12, la mayor empresa de educación en línea del país, es casi el doble que en la escuela virtual dirigida por el estado de la Florida.

Published in Business, Education, Español, Government

Read K12’s Confidential Student-Teacher Ratio Document


The document shows K12 uses a student-teacher ratio as high as 275-to-1.

Published in Business, Education, Government