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Blended Learning is on the syllabus next year at BI School

Blended Learning is on the syllabus next year at BI School Lisa Stiepock | Block Island Times | April 18, 2014 – After a year of intensive research, Block Island School administrators and teachers are making plans to incorporate blended learning, which combines online and traditional teaching methods, into local classrooms next year. According to…

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New Edgenuity Report For Blended Learning Teachers

New Edgenuity Report For Blended Learning Teachers Ariana Fine | District Administration | April 16, 2014 – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the release of a new Lesson Mastery report designed to enrich the teaching experience for online and blended learning instructors. The Lesson Mastery report offers at-a-glance…

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Western School District Blends Traditional, Online Learning At All Grade Levels

Western School District Blends Traditional, Online Learning At All Grade Levels Deborah Husar | Herald-Whig | Kinderhook, IL — Sitting in front of the computer screen, Emery Rucker makes a note, then reaches for her calculator to work out a problem. It’s a math class at Western Junior High School, fueled by Edgenuity, a provider…

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OnlineCourses Offer New Opportunities For High School Students

OnlineCourses Offer New Opportunities For High School Students Bill Whelan | Wareham Week – With shrinking budgets and increasing expectations on college readiness, Wareham High School is using online courses to prepare students for the SAT and provide for a wider range of study. Wareham Public Schools Director of Curriculum and Instruction Janice Rotella said…

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Iberville ‘Virtual Academy’ Program A Hit With Some Families

Iberville ‘Virtual Academy’ Program A Hit With Some Families Terry L. Jones | The Advocate | Rosedale – When North Iberville High School was shuttered in 2009, it created an outcry in a community concerned the move would force middle and high school students in the northern portion of the parish to attend public schools…

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Arizona Company Gets Contract For Online Courses In San Francisco Schools

Arizona Company Gets Contract For Online Courses In San Francisco Schools Jill Tucker | blog.sfgate.com | April 2, 2014 – An Arizona company won the $150,000 contract to provide online courses in San Francisco school, offering high school students a convenient way to catch up on credits or take required courses outside the traditional school…

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San Francisco USD picks Edgenuity

San Francisco USD picks Edgenuity District Administration | April 1, 2014 – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that it has been selected by the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) to serve as the district’s online learning provider for grades 9-12. Edgenuity’s curriculum and instructional model have met…

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DeWitt’s High School Alternative Program Shines

DeWitt’s High School Alternative Program Shines Dewitt | Lansing State Journal | March 29, 2014 — Two years ago, Max Sonefeld was way behind in his credits at DeWitt High School. The pace of his classes was too fast for him and he felt teachers didn’t pay enough attention. “I didn’t have any hope,” he…

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Edgenuity Partners With Sophia On Dual Credit Courses

Edgenuity Partners With Sophia On Dual Credit Courses District Administration | March 27, 2014 – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that it is offering dual credit courses which allow students to earn high school and college credit. The new, dual credit general education courses will be offered through…

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Edgenuity, Sophia Partner on Dual-Credit Courses

Edgenuity, Sophia Partner on Dual-Credit Courses Joshua Bolkan | the Journal | March 25, 2014 – Online and blended learning provider Edgenuity has launched courses offering dual credit for high school and college. The dual-credit self-paced courses are being offered through a partnership with Sophia and have been recommended for credit by the American Council…

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Edgenuity Unveils Supplemental Learning Program Edgenuity Mypath

Edgenuity unveils supplemental learning program Edgenuity Mypath Ariana Fine | District Administration | March 17, 2014 – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the launch of Edgenuity MyPath, a new program that provides students in grades 6-12 with supplemental instruction in mathematics and reading customized to their skill and…

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Edgenuity Launches Personalized Math, Reading Platform

Edgenuity Launches Personalized Math, Reading Platform Joshua Bolkan | THE Journal | March 14, 2014 – Edgenuity has unveiled Edgenuity MyPath, a program designed to offer supplemental math and reading instruction for students in grades 6-12. Available for the 2014-2015 school year, Edgenuity MyPath can be customized to an individual student’s skill and comprehension level…

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Finalists Announced for 2014 EdTech Digest Awards Program

Finalists Announced for 2014 EdTech Digest Awards Program Popular recognition program celebrates education technology tools, trendsetters and leaders. EdTech Digest | MARCH 10, 2014 — The finalists for the fourth annual EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program honoring tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector have been announced. The distinguished awards program recognizes…

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Ed Tech Is Poised to Go Mainstream

Ed Tech Is Poised to Go Mainstream Sari Factor | CEO Edgenuity Inc. – Six hours a day. That’s how much time the average teenager spends online, according to a June 2013 study by McAfee. These are “digital natives,” a generation that has grown up online and connected. Just think about it: students born in…

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Edgenuity to Host Education Innovator Discussion at SXSWedu 2014, Offering “Why Did I Have to Fail to Learn Online” Panel to 4,000+ Attendees

Edgenuity to Host Education Innovator Discussion at SXSWedu 2014, Offering “Why Did I Have to Fail to Learn Online” Panel to 4,000+ Attendees Selected From Over 700 Submissions, Panel Will Spotlight Success and Flexibility of Online & Blended Learning Programs in Diverse Settings Scottsdale, AZ – February 18, 2014 – Edgenuity, a leading provider of…

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Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy celebrates its 2014 graduates

Jefferson Chamber Foundation Academy celebrates its 2014 graduates A’lisann Charles left her high school because they thought she couldn’t graduate. At 17 in her freshmen year and with a one-year-old son to support, the odds were stacked against her. “They kept telling me I wasn’t going to make it, that’s why I left,” Charles said….

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School Board ok’s new technology, Ketchikan wins Edgenuity prize

School Board ok’s new technology, Ketchikan wins Edgenuity prize KRBD | Emily Files | February 13, 2014 – At the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School Board meeting Wednesday night, the board approved new technology for the schools. The members unanimously agreed on a $29,000 3-D printer for the high school. And they approved a three-year online…

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Edgenuity Reveals Education Technology Trends to Watch in 2014

Edgenuity Reveals Education Technology Trends to Watch in 2014 The Ed Tech Roundup – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online learning solutions, today unveiled its top ed tech “Trends to Watch” in the new year. Among Edgenuity’s predictions: The need for technology ecosystems in most schools to receive substantial upgrades, including faster internet speed, required…

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Edgenuity approved as California mathematics instructional materials provider

Edgenuity Approved As California Mathematics Instructional Materials Provider January 29, 2014 | District Administration – Edgenuity, a provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that its Common Core mathematics curriculum for grades 6-8 has been adopted by the California State Board of Education as part of the California primary math adoption. “We look…

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New Edgenuity Summer School Stories Demonstrate Success of Online Learning Model

New Edgenuity Summer School Stories Demonstrate Success of Online Learning Models Outside the Traditional School Year Edgenuity Looks Toward Summer 2014 after Serving 100,000 Summer School Students Last Year Scottsdale, AZ (eSchool News) January 21, 2014 – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today unveiled a number of new summer school…

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Credit Recovery Program Getting Students Back On Graduation Track

Credit recovery program getting students back on graduation track 20 January 2014 | Casa Grande Dispatch | Susan Randall – Casa Grande Union High School District’s new credit recovery program is helping students get back on track to graduate. So far this year, 211 morning students at Desert Winds are enrolled in 557 courses with…

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Interview – Circles of Change Interview on Blended Learning with Sari Factor

Interview – Circles of Change Interview on Blended Learning with Sari Factor Listen to the full interview with Sari Factor on Circles of Change

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Lufkin ISD using Edgenuity to boost test scores, lower dropout rates

Lufkin Daily News Lufkin ISD using Edgenuity to boost test scores, lower dropout rates By Melissa Heard – 28 April 2013 A recent study reveals more than 1.2 million students fail to graduate from their high school class each year — costing around $1.8 billion in lost tax revenue annually, an AP article stated. Lufkin…

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School Goes To 2 Sessions – Casa Grande Dispatch

School Goes To 2 Sessions Casa Grande Dispatch By Susan Randall 16 May 2013 Desert Winds High School is changing almost everything next school year except its location at Casa Grande Avenue and McMurray Boulevard. The alternative night school will become a credit recovery school with morning and afternoon sessions. Principal Crystal Danzy told the…

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RioRancho

Edgenuity Reviews Want to see successful results like Rio Rancho Cyber Academy? Contact your Edgenuity Account Executive or call 877.7CLICKS to see a demo and learn more. When Rio Rancho Cyber Academy partnered with Edgenuity, something amazing happened. Students became engaged with interactive courses. Teachers became empowered with tracking and reporting tools. And administrators became…

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Tulsa Tech’s eSchool program booming

Tulsa Tech’s eSchool program booming In just two years, the Tulsa Tech eSchool Network has already become a success story. 9/4/2012, By Kim Archer, World Staff Writer Through the online courses, “we’ve really made a dent in the drop-out rate across the county,” Franklin said. School districts use the online curriculum from the selected vendor…

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School Projects Get Green Light

School Projects Get Green Light 9/14/2012, By Charles Lussier The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Wednesday gave the green light to an estimated $14.3 million worth of construction work at six of its schools. The board also agreed to selection of E2020, a Scottsdale, Ariz., online company to offer online courses to students…

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E2020 Inc. Launches Video Contest

E2020 Inc. Launches Video Contest 10/31/2012 Scottsdale, AZ – October 30, 2012 – E2020 Inc., one of the fastest-growing providers of online learning solutions, is challenging all middle and high schools that use e2020’s online curriculum to submit their best stories demonstrating how e-learning has improved academic outcomes for their students, teachers, schools or districts….

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Let’s Re-imagine Career and Technical Education

Let’s Re-imagine Career and Technical Education 11/20/2012, By Charles Lussier For the first time in generations, students are finding themselves with an education but without a job. As our schools try to readjust to set students up for life-long success, it’s time we re-thought the role – and the subject matter – of Career and…

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Interview – Core of Education Interview on Blended Learning with Sari Factor

Interview – Core of Education Interview on Blended Learning with Sari Factor Listen to the full interview with Sari Factor on Core of Education

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Fox News – Revolutionizing the Way Students Learn

Revolutionizing the Way Students Learn The recent FOX News special “Fixing Our Schools” highlighted how 21st century computer technology, innovative software, and blended learning are revolutionizing the way students learn while increasing test scores and graduation rates. Carpe Diem, featured in the special, utilizes Edgenuity (formerly e2020) in a blended learning model. To see how…

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E2020 becomes Edgenuity, launches new interactive platform

E2020 becomes Edgenuity, launches new interactive platform 2/8/2013, Tech & Learning E2020, Inc. today introduced its new interactive platform and a new brand identity: Edgenuity. Key elements of the new Edgenuity platform include: Curriculum– Hundreds of course choices, from Core Curriculum to AP®, World Language, CTE and dozens of electives. Tools – Direct instruction videos…

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Online Learning for the K-12 Set

Online Learning for the K-12 Set As online education matures, its audience continues to get younger. One Scottsdale company is at the forefront of that trend, producing Web-based learning tools for students in Grades 6-12, as well as for college students in need of remedial help. The company, which changed its name last week from…

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Edgenuity launches student “Tweet of the Month” award

Edgenuity launches student “Tweet of the Month” award District Administration | Lauren Williams – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced its new student “Tweet of the Month” Award to showcase success stories and accomplishments that students are experiencing through online and blended learning. The “Tweet of the Month” program…

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Vermilion Parish Virtual School Teams up with 4-H Program

Vermilion Parish Virtual School Teams Up With 4-H ProgramVermilionToday.com – The Vermilion Parish School Board is pleased to unveil the latest addition to its Vermilion Virtual Academy course structure. Vermilion Parish Virtual Academy classes are available to all school age Vermilion Parish residents, including home-school families who want to partner with the Vermilion Parish Public…

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Different Faces of Blended Learning

Different faces of blended learning Four models for personalization pay off in K12 districts District Administration | Allison DeNisco – School administrators overwhelmed by the idea of blended learning need not fear: many districts have successfully implemented one of four models now widely accepted in K12 education. Even more encouraging, some of these schools are…

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Career Academy Combines Job Training With Academics

Career Academy Combines Job Training With Academics Erin Albanese – Comstock Park Public Schools, MI – Maddi Saum hopes to become a physician. Jamasen DeKlein wants to get a job in construction or attend Grand Rapids Community College after graduation. After falling behind in credits at school, they are redirecting themselves with help from the…

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Five Steps To A Successful Blended Learning Program

Five steps to a successful blended learning program eSchoolNews.com | Sari Factor – As school leaders consider blended learning, here are five key considerations gleaned from the thousands of schools we’ve worked with to implement blended learning programs. Define your academic goals.A blended learning model can be tailored to meet one or more objectives, such…

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Helping kids graduate: Desert Winds High puts students back on track

Helping kids graduate: Desert Winds High puts students back on track Casa Grande Dispatch – Sheila Lacey’s math class at Desert Winds High School was silent except for soft murmuring. Lacey and paraprofessional Linda Ramirez were talking quietly with individual students. More than 30 sat at tables along the walls, peering at laptops, reading, typing…

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Additional Edgenuity Courses Approved by University of California

Additional Edgenuity Courses Approved by University of California EDNet Insight – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced that a number of its courses have been reviewed by the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) and found to meet its a-g subject area requirements, with approval through the…

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CCBOE Receives Award for Blended Courses

CCBOE Receives Award for Blended Courses Randy Wilkes – Luverne, AL - Congratulations to Crenshaw County Board of Education as we are the recipient of a $50,000 award! Per agreement, CCBOE is partnering with Edgenuity (formerly know as E2020) to provide engaging online education solutions that propel success for every student, empower every teacher to deliver…

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Ascension Parish Schools Take Distance Learning To A New Level

Ascension Parish Schools Take Distance Learning To A New Level ASCENSION PARISH, LA (NBC33) – Ascension Parish Schools are taking learning to another level. It’s called Edgenuity, and it’s designed to give more options to students of all learning styles and keep them on track. Monday’s Kristen Fussell’s first day at APPLe Digital Academy. She…

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Addressing Chronic Underachievement: A Systemic, Technology-Based Approach

Addressing Chronic Underachievement: A Systemic, Technology-Based Approach By Leila Meyer 10/02/13 The Journal – Gainesville City Schools in Georgia has dramatically improved student achievement by overhauling its approach to education based on a framework called a Unified and Comprehensive System of Learning Supports. Howard Adelman and Linda Taylor, developers of the framework and co-directors of…

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Districts Developing More Intelligent Data Use

Districts Developing More Intelligent Data Use By Michelle R. Davis EdWeek - California’s Sanger Unified School District was collecting vast amounts of data on students for years, from absences to test scores and grades. But that information was stored in a variety of systems, teachers couldn’t access it in a timely manner, and educators didn’t have…

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Harvard EdCast: How Learning Can Click

Harvard EdCast: How Learning Can Click Harvard GSE – Sari Factor believes that technology can — and should — transform the way students learn in the classroom. As CEO of Edgenuity, a company that offers online and blended learning programs delivered by highly qualified teachers, Factor is putting that belief to the test. In this…

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State Initiative Growing Technology In Classrooms

State Initiative Growing Technology In Classrooms The Augusta Chronicle – In Sherri Darden’s social studies classroom, cell phones are welcome and homework is announced in a Tweet.For a class assignment on ancient Greece on Friday, Daniel Sills, 15, used his iPhone to Google art and architecture of the time. When he was ready to turn…

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Birch Run’s New Alternative HS Program Includes Online Classes, Gardening

Burch Run’s New Alternative High School Program Includes Online Classes, GardeningMLive.com – BIRCH RUN, MI — For some high school students, the traditional classroom isn’t the best place for them to learn.So Birch Run School District has responded with an alternative program called Progressive High School. Students take the majority of their classes in computer…

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Online Courses Offers Second Chances for Students

Online Courses Offers Second Chance for StudentsWRDW – TV Augusta – RICHMOND CO., Ga. (WRDW)–”It makes me feel good, it makes me feel like I’m gonna make it, I have another chance,” said DeAna Gilmore.Another chance at graduation for 19-year-old Gilmore, thanks to online courses through the program Edgenuity.It’s what all students and teachers at…

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Derby High School Receives $10,000 Grant

Derby High School Receives $10,000 GrantValley Independent Sentinel – A new grant will help Derby High School students catch up on courses that they missed or failed earlier in their high school years.A representative from the AT&T Foundation met school officials in the Derby High School library Friday (Aug. 30) to present a $10,000 check.Derby…

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Online Algebra 1 Providers Need Better Use of Assessments

Online Algebra 1 Providers Need Better Use of Assessments, Report SaysEdWeek – There’s strong demand for online content focused on a traditionally tough course—algebra—and a new report says there’s a lot of potential for providers of those classes to reach new audiences by improving the use of formative assessment, personalized learning, and interventions for struggling…

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Desert Winds High School: Credit Recovery Boosts Enrollment

Desert Winds High School: Credit Recovery Boosts EnrollmentCasa Grande Dispatch – Two hundred seventy-three students preregistered for Casa Grande Union High School District’s new credit recovery program at Desert Winds High School.“We were inundated with the numbers that we had,” Principal Crystal Danzy told the district Governing Board Tuesday night, after the first day of…

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Georgia, Utah Approve Online Course Provider

Georgia, Utah Approve Online Course ProviderSchoolCIO.com – Edgenuity, provider of online and blended learning solutions has recently received approval to provide instructional material in districts across Georgia and Utah.  Edgenuity is also approved as an instructional materials provider for mathematics in New Mexico, and is currently undergoing the approval processes to provide instructional materials to…

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Stemming the Dropout Tide

Stemming the Dropout Tide Communities in Schools, with support from the business community, helps students stay in schoolGeorgia Trend – Ninth grade is a critical year for struggling students, a time when school can seem overwhelming. “In general, ninth grad-ers are still immature,” says Josh Morreale, principal of Cobb Coun-ty’s Osborne High School. “If we…

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Edgenuity Unveils New Aligned Courses to Instructional Shifts of the Common Core

Edgenuity Unveils New Courses Aligned to Instructional Shifts of the Common Core State StandardsDistrict Administration – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the release of twelve new courses.  These include math and English language arts courses designed to meet the instructional shifts of the Common Core State Standards and…

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Carpe Diem-Meridian Students Earn 96% Overall Pass Rates on ECA Exams

Carpe Diem-Meridian Students Earn 96% Overall Pass Rates on ECA ExamsAmericanTowns.com – Carpe Diem-Meridian, a tuition-free public charter school for middle and high school students that opened in August 2012, is pleased to announce their 2012-13 testing results (ECA) as provided by the Indiana Department of Education, as well as from the Northwest Evaluation Association’s…

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New Roads to Learning

New Roads to Learning The New York Times – MY mother, a former middle school math teacher, was a model for my career in education, although I did not take the classroom path. She and my father, a bank executive, raised me and my younger sister and brother outside Chicago, in Skokie and Glencoe, Ill….

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Edgenuity Announces New Courses

Edgenuity Unveils New Courses Aligned to Instructional Shifts of the Common Core State Standards eSchool News – Scottsdale, AZ – July 23, 2013 – Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced the release of twelve new courses. These include math and English language arts courses designed to meet the instructional…

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Edgenuity Announces New Interactive Courses

Edgenuity Announces New Interactive CoursesTech & Learning – Edgenuity today announced the release of twelve new courses, including math and English language arts courses designed to meet the Common Core State Standards and science, social studies, and career courses.  Available for the fall semester, the new courses integrate multimedia content and emphasize analytical problem-solving skills;…

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Are Flexbooks The Solution To Changing Curriculum?

Are Flexbooks The Solution To Changing Curriculum?HowToLearn.com – Outfitting an entire school with new textbooks can be expensive, so with the changing curriculum requirements, some officials are asking if flexbooks are the solution. Some school officials call it “digitizing” textbooks, others think of it as making textbooks flexible enough to shift with ever-changing curriculum requirements….

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Blended learning means more computer time for ‘digital natives’

Blended learning means more computer time for ‘digital natives’The Valley Breeze – CUMBERLAND – A new credit recovery and enrichment course load is now available to Cumberland High School students, thanks to the acquisition of Edgenuity Inc. online blended learning courses.Principal Alan Tenreiro said CHS is one of the first in the state to take…

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Personalized learning a key theme from 2013 ISTE conference

Personalized learning a key theme from 2013 ISTE conferenceeSchool News – How technology can provide opportunities for more personalized learning that meets each student’s unique needs was a key theme to emerge from the exhibit hall of the 2013 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference in San Antonio last month.For instance, Dell released…

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Hutch district will offer online virtual schooling

Hutch district will offer online virtual schooling Last year there were 58 students in USD 380 that used similar classes.Hutchnews.com – The Hutchinson school district this week rolled out a new program that will make online school available to virtually any student within district boundaries – kindergarten through 12th grade – for the upcoming school…

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Edgenuity Offers New Higher Ed Course Offerings

Edgenuity Offers New Higher Ed Course Offerings to Support College StudentsEdgenuity, a company that has until now focused on online blended learning programs for students in grades six through 12, has expanded its reach into the world of higher education. The company announced last week that it will now offer a set of courses aimed…

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CLHS Grad Finishes School One Year Early

CLHS Grad Finishes School One Year Early Center Line High School 2013 graduate Lucas Richardson is known to be “driven.” “He sees it and he wants to jump at it and go,” his dad Robert Richardson said. “Some kids are like a sponge for education. That’s him. He just wants to learn, learn, learn.” With…

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New At-Risk Student Success Stories Highlighted – SchoolCIO.com

New At-Risk Student Success Stories Highlighted – SchoolCIO.com By Christine Weiser 31 May 2013 SchoolCIO.com As high school graduation approaches, many students who were once at risk of dropping out will receive their diplomas instead. Edgenuity, provider of online and blended learning solutions, highlights a number of at-risk student success stories from across the country….

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Edgenuity Highlights New At-Risk Student Success Stories – EdNet News Insight

Edgenuity Highlights New At-Risk Student Success Stories – EdNet News Insight 30 May 2013 EdNet News Insight Over 1.2 Million Students Fail To Graduate with Their Class Each Year – But Online and Blended Learning Programs Are Making a Difference Scottsdale, AZ – May 30, 2013 – As high school graduation season rapidly approaches, many…

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THE Journal – Edgenuity Launches Enhanced Professional Development Services

THE Journal – Edgenuity Launches Enhanced Professional Development Services for Online Educators By Kevin Hudson Edgenuity has launched enhanced professional development services aimed at helping teachers make the most of online and blended learning programs. The new service is available now for the 2013-14 school year and offers one track at the district and school…

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Tech & Learning Ed Tech Ticker – Enhanced PD services offered

Tech & Learning Ed Tech Ticker – Enhanced PD services offered By Christine Weiser Edgenuity announced today the debut of its enhanced Professional Development (PD) services. Edgenuity’s District/School Leadership services begin with partnership planning, where needs and objectives are assessed, programs and courses are selected, and implementation begins. Over the course of the school year,…

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Distance learning at the fingertips – Cape Cod Times

Distance learning at the fingertips – Cape Cod Times By Cynthia Mccormick EASTHAM – On a recent Monday in the online learning classroom at Nauset Regional High School, Parker Lang, 14, of Brewster designed a video game while 16-year-old sophomore Abby Bausch prepared for an MCAS science test. As a teacher’s voice filled her ear…

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Letter to the Editor: Fitting Education to Develop Minds and a Real Career

Letter to the Editor: Fitting Education to Develop Minds and a Real Career Mr. McDonald rightly focuses on how today’s job market requires fundamentally different skills from our work force, demanding proficiency in technical, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. And while it’s fair to urge young people to gain these skills outside of the current education…

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Hamilton City Schools moves summer school online

Hamilton City Schools moves summer school online By Hannah Poturalski Read the original article. The Hamilton City School District is moving its summer school program to an online platform this year, officials said. The district has piloted a new system of online classes this year through software by Edgenuity, Inc. for students enrolled in HOPE,…

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Edgenuity Launches New Suite of Courses Tailored for Middle School

Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions, today announced a new set of middle school courses specifically designed to prepare middle school students for academic and career success. Available this summer for the 2013-2014 school year, the new offering includes Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) courses that support the instructional shifts…

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Baton Rouge ‘Superintendent’s Academies’ to incorporate technology

Baton Rouge ‘Superintendent’s Academies’ to incorporate technology as part of alternative schooling More details emerged Thursday about the East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s plans for new “Superintendent’s Academies,” which are alternative schools and programs aimed at students who are behind grade level, have disciplinary problems, or don’t learn well in a traditional setting. The…

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As online learning rewrites K-12 education, Edgenuity opens its playbook

As online learning rewrites K-12 education, Edgenuity shares its playbook Online learning, and massive open online courses (MOOCs) in particular, stand to reshape the landscape in higher ed—perhaps even save it. But what about K-12 schools? While public education in the U.S. continues to lag behind the world’s best educated countries, many administrators, teachers and…

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HCPS wins national ’20/20 Vision’ contest

HCPS wins national ’20/20 Vision’ contest Henrico County Public Schools recently was named the grand prize winner in a nationwide video contest sponsored by Edgenuity, a leading provider of online and blended learning solutions. The school district will receive a $5,000 technology grant to extend online and blended learning solution capabilities to additional students. Henrico…

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A Little Edgenuity

A Little Edgenuity They’ve built tremendous credibility with their school partners under the E2020 brand, but they’ve also evolved a great deal from their start as a company that provided video instruction for special student populations – those who had dropped out or literally couldn’t make it to school. They wanted a vibrant identity that…

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Southwood High School Addresses Virtual Needs with Edgenuity

Southwood High School Addresses Virtual Needs with Edgenuity As Southwood High School Principal Jeff Roberts sat next to his fellow principals for a virtual school sales pitch three years ago, he said he couldn’t sign up for the program fast enough. “I remember most of the people in the room being pretty skeptical, but I…

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Edgenuity Expands Blended Online Learning Courses

Edgenuity Expands Blended Online Learning Courses for Summer Education Programs By Sharleen Nelson – 02/21/13 Online learning provider Edgenuity (formerly E2020) will boost its summer school program by enhancing 185 courses on its roster of Common Core and state standards-aligned curricula. The program, which includes courses covering core curriculum, credit recovery, electives, and state-certified online…

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Cyber Academy continues to evolve with technology

Cyber Academy continues to evolve with technology If you want to learn first-hand the way a bill comes about, you go to the Roundhouse in Santa Fe. If you want to see how a movie is produced and directed, you’d go to Hollywood. And if you want to learn how an effective online education is…

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Dallas’ online class program proving popular

Dallas’ online class program proving popular DALLAS, OR — When Dallas School District decided to expand its online class offerings this school year, administrators weren’t sure how many students would be interested. With 200 students taking 479 classes, enrollment is one of the many upsides to the new program. The program, offered through a contract…

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E2020 Changes Name to Edgenuity, Releases New Platform

E2020 Changes Name to Edgenuity, Releases New Platform 02/06/13, By Tim Sohn E2020 has changed its name to Edgenuity and is releasing a new platform for its online and blended-learning programs. The platform, which provides content for core curriculum, elective, advanced placement, credit recovery, and career and technical courses, will be available in the fall….

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An effective way for schools to maximize resources

An effective way for schools to maximize resources 12/22/2012, By Sari Factor With tight budgets, it is becoming more difficult to offer a wide variety of courses in schools. Online courses can be an efficient and engaging way to expose students to world languages, career and technical education, Advanced Placement courses, and other electives. Read…

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E2020 Launches Online Career and Technical Education Program

E2020 Launches Online Career and Technical Education Program 12/03/2012, By Leila Meyer E2020, a provider of online learning solutions, has launched a new career and technical education (CTE) curriculum, Career Pathways, which is a suite of interactive online courses to help high school students gain practical career training leading to industry-recognized certifications in business, health…

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Arizona Educators Convene at Inaugural Blended Learning Summit

Arizona Educators Convene at Inaugural Blended Learning Summit 11/15/2012 Scottsdale, AZ – November 15, 2012 – E2020 Inc., one of the fastest-growing providers of online learning solutions hosted the first-ever Arizona Blended Learning Summit last week, a daylong interactive event designed to elevate the dialogue around online learning in and beyond the state of Arizona….

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e2020 Partner School Opts for Cubicles, Not Desks

e2020 Partner School Opts for Cubicles, Not Desks 9/24/2012 KTAR radio in arizona recently ran a feature on Carpe Diem, A Charter School using e2020 curriculum. A Yuma charter school looks a lot more like an office than a classroom. According to The Hechinger Report, Carpe Diem Collegiate High School and Middle School has 226…

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Students excel in Ariz. school’s blended-learning environment

Students excel in Ariz. school’s blended-learning environment 9/26/2012 Students attending Carpe Diem Collegiate High School and Middle School in Yuma, Ariz., attend class in a blended-learning environment in which they spend half of their time sitting in office-like cubicles, receiving instruction online in their core subject areas. The rest of the time, they are working…

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Education2020 Pushing for Virtual, Blended Learning

Education2020 Pushing for Virtual, Blended Learning 9/11/2012, By Dustin Bass In response to the less-than-stellar numbers that have plagued the education system, the Obama administration has set a U.S. college graduation rate goal of 60% by 2020. According to e2020 CEO Sari Factor, there needs to be the consideration of all educational options if that…

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Common Core Standards Boon to E-Learning Industry

Common Core Standards Boon to E-Learning Industry 8/3/2012, By Hiten Samtani, New York Times – “School Book” blog Federal officials have promoted the widespread adoption of Common Core curriculum standards with the claim that its focus on critical thinking will benefit students. While that remains to be seen, one area that is certain to benefit…

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Local students find roads to success

Local students find roads to success FHS students overcome odds through new program 5/23/2012, By Briana Arrington Farmerville High School has increased its numbers of graduating seniors by implementing Education 2020, a new computer program that allows students to receive credits online. “E 2020 has really been a great program for us,” said school librarian…

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Charter school coming to Indy blends technology and traditional teaching

Charter school coming to Indy blends technology and traditional teaching State education chief welcomes school to Indy; critics question test data, low number of teachers 5/7/2012, By Bill McCleery An online video of Carpe Diem Collegiate High School in Yuma, Ariz., shows more than 200 young people sitting in a large room in cubicles, in…

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New charter school proposed for North Meridian Street

New charter school proposed for North Meridian Street 5/4/2012, By Cory Schouten An Arizona charter school operator serving middle and high school students has filed plans to build a two-story school at Meridian and 22nd streets. Carpe Diem Schools hopes to open the 18,600-square-foot building with nine classrooms, administrative offices and 300 “technology booths” by August,…

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Interview | The e2020 Vision of Sari Factor

Interview | The e2020 Vision of Sari Factor 4/12/2012, By Victor Rivero The people behind e2020 recognized early on that there was a substantial and largely unmet opportunity for technology as a means for inspiring learning and improving academic achievement. “Technology has had a tremendous impact on the way we live, and has tremendous potential…

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