Education Radio:The Reality of Virtual Schooling 
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Education Radio  The Reality of Virtual Schooling   
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Education Radio  Weekly Program  For non-profit use only. 
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In this weeks program, we explore the proliferation of Virtual Schools. Virtual schools offer on-line education to primary and secondary school students without the added expenses associated with brick and mortar structures and unionized teachers and support staff.

We hear opinions on Virtual Schools from well-known education scholars Jonathon Kozol and Diane Ravitch. We investigate one such Virtual School, the Massachusetts Virtual Academy in Greenfield, Massachusetts. We talk with the superintentendent of schools, Dr. Susan Hollins, who was the driving force behind the opening of that school in 2010, and we also speak with two Greenfield School Committee members who opposed it. Finally, we turn to early childhood education scholar Nancy Carlsson-Paige, who talks about the vitally important social, emotional and cognitive needs of young children that are in danger of not being met by Virtual Schools. 
 
Notes: Credits:
  Chris Herland
Barbara Madeloni
Deborah Keisch Polin
Timothy Sutton
Tim Scott 
Topics
Politics and Activism | Capitalism | Government and Law | Human Rights | Labor | Neoliberalism | Corporations | Privatization | Civil Liberties  
 
 
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00:59:16 
 
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View Script    2011-09-29  English 
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