NEWSLETTER: Student Needs Fueling Growth in Washington’s Full-time Online Public Schools

Survey shows many parents need alternative to traditional classroom

Olympia, WA – The number of Washington children attending full-time online public schools has grown steadily over the last four years as a new survey reveals many parents need an alternative to the traditional classroom environment.  According to over 600 parents with children in WA digital public schools who responded to an online survey, there are a wide variety of reasons why families need this public school option.  The survey respondents represent families with students in all grades, from kindergarten through 12th grade.

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NEWSLETTER: Parents of Digital Public School Children Express Outrage at Superintendent Randy Dorn

Proposal would eliminate funding for kids in K – 5th Grade

Olympia, WA – The Digital Public Schools Alliance, a coalition of Washington parents who have children in online public schools, are vehemently opposed to a new proposal from Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn.  The proposal, released recently by Dorn’s office, would eliminate funding entirely for children who attend full-time online programs in grades kindergarten through 5th grade.

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