Keeping quality in online learning means including oversight

Please read this article by Michael Barbour on the effects of allowing K-12 online for profits to operate outside of the laws which govern schools.
http://virtualschooling.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/this-is-what-happens-when-there-is-deregulation-and-no-oversight-in-for-profit-k-12-online-learning/

Remember that you should always use a buyer beware attitude when choosing your online provider. I’m proud to be part of a Virtual School that works directly with our state board of ed to provide high quality educational opportunities and have been sickened by the issues I have seen in some for profit schools. Please be careful out there.

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