The promise of virtual learning

(National Journal) Leaders of online education gathered to discuss the role that virtual learning must play in our nation's future, saying brick-and-mortar classrooms won't become obsolete but will be complemented by blended and virtual learning models.

Leaders of online education gathered Thursday to discuss the role that virtual learning must play in our nation’s future, saying brick-and-mortar classrooms won’t become obsolete but will be complemented by blended and virtual learning models.

Despite its promise, the panelists said they don’t’ expect a rapid expansion of virtual learning in the public sector. They say this is due in large part to what they see as unfriendly state and local policies. (Read more…)