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Distance Education Courses for Public Elementary and Secondary School Students: 2009-10

Author(s): Barbara Queen, Jared Coopersmith, Laurie Lewis

Organization(s): U.S. Department of Education

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Rethink Instruction, Learn Lessons from the Field

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This report provides national estimates about student enrollment in distance education courses in public school districts. Estimates are based on district surveys during the 12-month 2009-10 school year. Specifically, the survey covered the following topics:

  • Extent of enrollment
  • Monitoring and accountability
  • Deliverers and developers
  • Courses
  • Technologies


Download this report to browse survey responses and selected national findings regarding distance education.