One-semester course completions at FLVS
increased 30-fold during the last decade, numbering 300,000 in 2011-12.
A nationally-recognized e-Learning model and recipient of numerous awards, FLVS
was founded in 1997 and was the country's first, state-wide Internet-based public high school.
2005) found that FLVS
students performed better on a non mandatory assessment tool than students from the traditional classroom.
With Bush's support, legislation expanding the virtual school gave the program a unique advantage: Rather than allowing school officials to be the arbiters of who gets to go online and how, the law said any Florida student who wants to take an FLVS
course online must be allowed to do so.
offers a range of online courses and tools, including the following: 11 AP courses; core academic courses such as English and mathematics; online preparation classes for Florida's statewide assessments; SAT preparation courses; and AP exam reviews.
We're thrilled to join forces with FLVS
to provide highly effective intelligent adaptive learning technology to serve its vast and growing student population," said Jessie Woolley-Wilson, President and CEO of DreamBox Learning.
Florida passed a bill allowing dollars to go not just to FLVS
but also to other online providers, be they districts or even MOOCs.
seven days a week--but they aren't sitting at a desk all day, says FLVS
communications specialist Tania Clow.
Michael Saccomanno, CPA, CVA, CFF, ABV, CDFA joins Friedman as a partner in the FLVS
com)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Douglas Herman, Managing Director, eDiscovery and Digital forensics Group, UHY Advisors FLVS
4 million federal grant (Pape, Adams, & Ribeiro, 2005), while the FLVS
was established through an allocation of $200,000 from the state legislature (Friend & Johnston, 2005).
The case study examines how FLVS
has revolutionized education by seizing the power of disruptive innovation, a process described by Innosight Institute Co-founders Michael Horn and Clayton Christensen in their seminal work, "Disrupting Class," also co-authored with Curtis Johnson.