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New report provides reality check on virtual schools

www.washingtonpost.com

The National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado has been tracking the growth of virtual schools since 2013. In a newly released report, the NEPC finds that virtual schools continue to see increased enrollments despite lagging behind brick-and-mortar school in terms of student learning. Virtual schools also tend to have disproportionately low numbers of minority and low-income students. Also, virtual schools operated by for-profit organizations exhibit considerably lower performance than those operated by non-profits.

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