Thursday, October 14, 2010

Enrollment rises at online charter schools in Ohio

Although "no new online charter schools have opened in Ohio since 2005," the enrollments in the schools have grown.

That's the analysis in the The Columbus Dispatch October 11 which noted that there has been a 46 percent increase in enrollment at 27 virtual charter schools in the state with 29,000 students taking classes on line. The state's first e-school opened in 2000 with 2,200 students. Today is has 9,300 students.

The schools are publicly funded and there is no tuition. The article lists the schools, the county and the enrollment figures. For more info see, .