Is the investment in cyberschools paying off?

09/27/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.)

A review of students' achievement at online schools shows that students are posting poor scores in math, science, writing and more. According to the review, the poor scores come despite $2 billion in annual investments in cyberschools by taxpayers. "Unless we address these quality issues that have emerged quite profoundly," the poor performance of cyberschools will "put the entire industry of education innovation at risk," said Susan Patrick, president of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, an industry trade group.

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