This report addresses online learning in Michigan, with a particular focus on Michigan state-level policies and on the practices of Michigan Virtual. It is adapted from A National Primer on K-12 Online Learning, which was published in April 2007. The National Primer, published by the North American Council for Online Learning (NACOL), addressed the key issues in online learning with a focus on programs, practices and policies across the country.
About Michigan Virtual
Michigan Virtual is a nonprofit educational organization that is leading and collaborating to build learning environments for tomorrow. Driven by student success, we have a strong record of supporting Michigan education that spans more than two decades. While many know us for our research-based, quality online learning options for students and professional development for educators, we also do a great deal of work behind the scenes to conduct original research, test innovations in learning, and provide consulting partnerships to promote effective practices. Education is changing faster than ever. Discover new models and resources to move learning forward at michiganvirtual.org.