• Online School

    Trust the Leader in Online School: Utah Virtual Academy Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

    MURRAY, Utah–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After an academic year like no other, Utah Virtual Academy (UTVA), an accredited online public charter school, is welcoming students to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year. “There’s no doubt that this past year has delivered many changes,” said UTVA Head of School Meghan Merideth. “What hasn’t changed is our commitment to provide families across the state with a dedicated online solution that supports all students achieve growth and success.” UTVA students take a full course load across the core subjects of English/language arts, math, science, history, world languages, art, and music. Advanced Placement® courses and concurrent college enrollment courses are also available to eligible high school students.…

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    How Can You “Spot the Difference” in Online School? Go With One That Has Experience! Washington Virtual Academies-Omak Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022

    Bloomberg Trader Arrested as WallStreetBets Phenomenon Finds Echo in Japan (Bloomberg) — A retail investor buys shares in a small company, touts his position on social media and inspires a horde of followers to do the same. The stock price goes to the moon — before crashing back to earth.It’s an all-too-familiar tale to anyone watching the market in 2021, but this wasn’t GameStop Corp. It wasn’t even in America. And it happened in 2018.It was in the Japanese city of Osaka, where a day trader who goes by the nickname Tonpin was betting on a tiny maker of precision dies and molds called Nichidai Corp. and broadcasting the fact…

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  • Exchange Student

    Exchange students discover diplomacy through virtual simulations

    American and international students are connecting through exchange programs and diplomacy simulations that challenge them to work together and design solutions to global crises. These student diplomats participate in online simulations run by the National Museum of American Diplomacy, whose dedicated education program encourages teachers and students around the world to immerse themselves in the world of diplomacy. You can tour the museum, and exhibits from several others, virtually, and download free classroom materials so you can discover diplomacy, too. Public diplomacy and exchange programs have long been central to U.S. foreign policy.  During his first address as U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken expressed appreciation for how “people-to-people exchanges bring our world closer together and convey the best…

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    Wyoming Virtual Academy Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

    TipRanks The Bottom Is in for These 3 Stocks? Analysts Say ‘Buy’ Never say that one person makes no difference. This past Thursday, stocks tumbled, bonds surged, and investors started taking inflationary risks seriously – all because one guy said what he thinks. Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, held a press conference at which he gave both the good and the bad. He stated, again, his belief that the COVID vaccination program will allow a full reopening of the economy, and that we’ll see a resurgence in the job market. That’s the good news. The bad news, we’ll also likely see consumer prices go up in the short…

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    Trust the Leader in Online School: Michigan Virtual Charter Academy Now Accepting Enrollments for 2021-2022 School Year

    HAZEL PARK, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–After an academic year like no other, Michigan Virtual Charter Academy (MVCA), a full-time online public-school academy serving K-12 students throughout the state, is welcoming students to enroll for the 2021-2022 school year, starting on March 2. “Students of all ages need consistency in their education and MVCA can provide them with what they need to succeed,” said Randy Rodriquez, head of school. “There’s no doubt this past school year has been challenging for everyone, but our technology and student-focused curriculum will give your children the advantage they need to be a leader at the next level.” MVCA is tuition-free to all students who reside in Michigan,…

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  • Education

    Standardized tests for virtual students? How will school funding fare?

    When the world of K-12 education spiraled into confusion last spring, many teachers and students quietly delighted in the disappearance of high-stakes tests. The multiple-choice questions and hours spent monitoring exams were suddenly gone. Schools pivoted to finding students and connecting everyone digitally. The Department of Education dropped the requirement for states to administer annual achievement exams in reading and math, which usually happens in spring. “We’re living in a time we all dreamed about – there’s no standardized testing,” said Randal Lutz, superintendent of Baldwin-Whitehall schools, a district of about 4,700 students in suburban Pittsburgh. “We told teachers: Go have fun with kids. Go teach the things you wanted to…

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