Originally published: August 17, 2009
Last updated: August 17, 2009 - 8:00pm
As online learning continues to gain momentum across the country, education experts are warning that policies surrounding this popular learning option are shaky at best. A new report by the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) is calling for a better policy and funding framework to make sure students are getting the best education possible. The report details many considerations policy makers must take into account for online learning, the first being that there are many "dimensions," or programs that vary widely in comprehensiveness, reach, delivery methods, locus of control, and more.