Sunday, January 11, 2009

On-Line Education in Michigan

Along with the state of Florida, Michigan continues to lead the way in public on-line education. Michigan became one of the very first states to require all high school students to take at least one on-line course before graduating and now they are moving toward offering fully on-line education experiences thanks to a special waiver from the DOE. 

Editorial: Online courses prepare students for future

State allows pupils to take larger share of courses on the Web

The Detroit News: Wednesday, January 7, 2009

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"One size never fits all where education is concerned. Some students learn best early in the morning, others late at night. Some understand material the first time it's taught, while others need to review it several times. And thanks to a waiver from the state Department of Education, high school students in 13 districts will be allowed to chart their own educational schedule by taking all or part of their course loads online..."

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