Bill opens door to virtual schools

And now, following on from my posting on online examinations for school pupils, there’s talk that students might not have to go to school to get a public education in the future. This piece is about what is happening in South Carolina in the US.

"In a virtual learning setting, students take lessons, complete assignments and take tests online. Teachers monitor their learning and grade the assignments and exams. Sometimes, online chats, e-mail exchanges, telephone conversations and even home visits are part of a virtual school program."

Bill opens door to virtual schools, The, 2 May 2006