Virginia Schools Insider: virtual schools


Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 05/09/2012

K12 Inc., Virginia-based virtual schools operator, reports third quarter growth

Herndon-based K12 Inc. continues to grow despite questions about whether its full-time online schools are good for students and taxpayers.

By Emma Brown  |  11:22 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  virtual schools

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Shareholder lawsuit accuses K12 Inc. of misleading investors

A shareholder is alleging that the virtual-schools operator violated securities law by making false statements to to investors about students’ poor performance.

By Emma Brown  |  02:05 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  k12 inc., virtual schools

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 12/09/2011

K12 Inc. chief executive Ron Packard paid $5 million compensation package in 2011

Ronald J. Packard earned a $5 million compensation package in 2011 as head of the country’s largest full-time public virtual school operator.

By Emma Brown  |  12:15 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  k12 inc., virtual schools

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Virginia will spend more on education, McDonnell says

Virginia will devote more dollars to K-12 education next year, Gov. Bob McDonnell said this week during a question-and-answer session with reporters

By Emma Brown  |  11:21 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  state budget, virtual schools, kings dominion law

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 11/29/2011

Will Virginia’s first virtual school report separate test results?

Carroll County teachers are responsible for the achievement of virtual-school students they never see in class. The superintendent says that is a problem.

By Emma Brown  |  09:08 AM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  virtual schools, virginia virtual academy, k12 inc.

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Questions about virtual schools’ effectiveness

By Emma Brown  |  12:56 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  k12 inc., virtual schools