Educational Technology

April 10, 2013

Florida state virtual school could see deep funding cut under lawmakers’ proposal

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:34 am

by Lauren Roth, Orlando Sentinel

When a student at a Florida public school takes a course with Florida Virtual School, the district doesn’t have to share any of its per-pupil funding — the online school gets money per class directly from the state. That funding setup may change under bills being considered in both the House and Senate. The new plan would result in less money for both public school districts and the official state virtual school, which enrolled about 33,000 students statewide last year.,0,

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