in Florida: A New Approach to High School
is leading the technology race by teaching students via a statewide
Internet high school, according to the Miami Herald. Florida’s
computer-based curriculum, called the Florida Online High School,
is free-of-charge to residents. Educators who run the Orlando-based
school work with a $6.1 million budget provided by the state,
not universities or private companies.
Nearly 6,000 courses are offered online, and almost 4,000 students
are enrolled this year. Officials expect that close to 6,000 students
will been enrolled in the 8,000 courses to be offered during the
2001-2002 school year.
the Florida Online High School at fhs.net. Information is provided
by the NEGP Weekly, a publication of The National Education Goals
Education Update, Inc., P.O. Box 20005, New York, NY 10001. Tel:
(212) 481-5519. Fax: (212) 481-3919. Email: email@example.com.
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