K-12 Online Schools

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Colorado Virtual Academy and K12 Inc., the for-profit management company that oversees the school’s day-to-day operations, will be parting ways after the 2013-2014 school year.

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A year-long court battle between K12 Inc., operator of Colorado Virtual Academy, and shareholders is coming to an end.

The future of the state’s largest virtual K-12 school will be decided by Adams 12 Five Star Board of Education members Wednesday night.

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Former teachers and workers claim the for-profit virtual school management company K12 Inc. used tactics to hide high student turnover rates at the company’s schools, which were detrimental to school performance and education quality, according to court documents.

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Officials at Colorado Virtual Academy were in the hot seat Wednesday night as the school’s authorizing district questioned everything from its academic performance to its relationship with the for-profit management company, K12 Inc.

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The future of the state’s largest virtual K-12 school may be in jeopardy. With its charter set to expire later this year, Colorado Virtual Academy needs to find an authorizer, or shut down over the summer.

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Charter transfer applications for K-12 schools are rarely of interest on Wall Street. But for K12 Inc., the two topics collided this week.

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Poor academic performance and control issues at Colorado’s largest taxpayer funded online school put its Virginia-based management company on the defensive Monday.

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A pair of reports released this week send mixed signals on the role of Colorado’s full-time K-12 schools: online schools remain popular with parents, but still underperform academically.

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Two new studies point to a contradiction about full-time online schools – student academic performance is lower than that of students statewide but parents and students are positive about the online experience.