Across the nation, a growing number of students are benefiting from innovative online learning options. These options range from full-time online schools to part-time virtual course offerings and classroom- based blended-learning programs. According to the International Association for K-12 Online Learning, at least 1.5 million K-12 students participated in online and blended-learning programs during the 2009-10 school year.
But many more Oklahoma children stand to benefit from the option to learn online. This report offers Oklahoma policymakers a blueprint for policy reforms that will make the state a national leader in offering families the option to use online learning.