The article “What to Know About K-12 Online Schools” — originally published by the U.S. News on August 27, 2020 — answers commonly asked questions regarding K-12 online schooling, such as: What is an online school? How are online schools different? How should parents be involved? What does an online school cost? How are online schools accredited? What questions should parents ask? In answering these questions, Michigan Virtual President & CEO, Jamey Fitzpatrick, is quoted sharing what we’ve learned from our experience with 20 years of K-12 online learning. Also featured throughout are quotes from other leading members of the Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance
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Michigan Virtual™ (formally known as Michigan Virtual University®) provides online courses for Michigan students, professional development for educators and is the parent organization of the Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute®. As a nonprofit organization with more than 20 years of experience, Michigan Virtual is Michigan’s leading voice in online education. Visit us at michiganvirtual.org.