3 legislatures attempt to turn back clock

In a ridiculous effort to set back the clock, the Oregon legislature is considering protecting districts from online competition.

The Florida senate is considering a bill that would limit courses that students can take online.

And, as previously reported, Arkansas joint budget committed raised and then lowered the enrollment cap to 500—a ridiculously low number.

On a positive note, check out Michael Barbour’s site, http://virtualschooling.wordpress.com/

Tom Vander Ark

Tom Vander Ark is the CEO of Getting Smart. He has written or co-authored more than 50 books and papers including Getting Smart, Smart Cities, Smart Parents, Better Together, The Power of Place and Difference Making. He served as a public school superintendent and the first Executive Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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