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Senior fellow and founding director of the Hechinger Institute, Gene Maeroff, spoke about the federal government's support of distance learning projects in its efforts to reach audiences of children in rural settings. "Online learning is the greatest boon ever to home schooling," says this author of "A Classroom of One: How On-line Learning is Changing Our Schools and Colleges."

Senior fellow and founding director of the Hechinger Institute, Gene Maeroff, spoke about the federal government's support of distance learning projects in its efforts to reach audiences of children in rural settings. "Online learning is the greatest boon ever to home schooling," says this author of "A Classroom of One: How On-line Learning is Changing Our Schools and Colleges."

Cyber schools began in the mid-1990s as a way in which to support student learning with funds from the U.S. Department of Education.

The article, entitled "Bennett Seeks Iowa Funding for Virtual School" appeared in the June 27 edition of The Associated Press Newswires.

Published Wednesday, Jul. 2, 2003

Cyber Schools Impact Access to Learning

Senior fellow and founding director of the Hechinger Institute, Gene Maeroff, spoke about the federal government's support of distance learning projects in its efforts to reach audiences of children in rural settings. "Online learning is the greatest boon ever to home schooling," says this author of "A Classroom of One: How On-line Learning is Changing Our Schools and Colleges."

Cyber schools began in the mid-1990s as a way in which to support student learning with funds from the U.S. Department of Education.

The article, entitled "Bennett Seeks Iowa Funding for Virtual School" appeared in the June 27 edition of The Associated Press Newswires.

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