Jeff Kwitowski (4)

EdTech

Who Governs The Child?

North Carolina is host to the latest battle over expanding digital learning, charter schools, and parent choice. It involves attempts by the State Board of Education (SBE) and the NC School Boards Association to block a proposed online public charter school, North Carolina Virtual Academy (NCVA) from serving students ...

2 years ago by

K12

Learning

NSBA Virtual Schools Report & The Questions Of “True Costs”

Overall, it’s nothing new; a rehash of reports from years past. Much of this information has been presented, discussed and debated in state capitols across the country. The report does, however, draw mostly negative conclusions about online schools, which is not a surprise given the policy views of NSBA and aggress...

2 years ago by

Learning

NYTimes Misses the Mark

Gail Collins uses her column to question the validity of online public schools for everyone except middle class homeschoolers and tries to make her case using some flimsy arguments, and familiar critics.

3 years ago by

Learning

Responding To Tennessee State Representative Craig Fitzhugh

I couldn’t let this column by state Rep. Craig Fitzhugh (D-TN) titled, “Virtual Schools Bad for Education Reform” go by without responding. It was so full of errors I almost didn’t know where to start. I don’t know Rep. Fitzhugh, so I won’t suggest he was intentionally misleading readers. I’ll just giv...

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