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Florida Virtual School Extends Enrollment Deadline for Fall 2020-21

Jun 30, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), the online statewide public school district, announced enrollment for FLVS Full Time K-12 schools will remain open until July 31, 2020. The deadline extension comes as COVID-19 cases increase and parents review Fall schooling options for their children. 

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Florida Virtual School Student from Naples Graduates in Top 5 of Class

Jun 15, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide online public school district, is proud to recognize local Naples resident, Erick Baltodano, for finishing in the top five of the FLVS Full Time Class of 2020. There are a projected 800 students in this year’s FLVS Full Time graduating class. “FLVS has prepared me in my educational journey with flexible hours that allowed me to educate myself not only academically but in other areas of life,” said Baltodano. 

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Florida Virtual School Student from Ocala Graduates in Top 5 of Class

Jun 15, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide online public school district, is proud to recognize local Ocala resident, Marina Fernandes, for finishing in the top five of the FLVS Full Time Class of 2020. There are a projected 800 students in this year’s FLVS Full Time graduating class. “FLVS has helped me have stability throughout my school career despite moving across the state, to areas without strong schools that did not provide access to rigorous courses, my education has stayed consistent and engaging,” said Fernandes. 

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Florida Virtual School to Provide 100 Free Digital Courses to All Florida Schools

Mar 30, 2020

Following up on the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Corcoran to continue education for Florida students, Florida Virtual School (FLVS), will provide up to 100 free digital courses to all Florida schools for Florida students through the end of the school year. These courses are available to students in Kindergarten through 12th grade and will be hosted through select Learning Management Systems (LMS). An LMS system is a software application that many school districts throughout Florida utilize for the delivery of educational courses and training programs, such as Blackboard or Canvas.

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Florida Virtual School Develops New Online Learning Community for Families and Teachers

Mar 27, 2020

Florida Virtual School (FLVS) launched a new Online Learning Community for online educators who teach students in grades Kindergarten-12 and for parents whose children take online courses. Designed to enhance the online learning experience, the FLVS Online Learning Community offers best practices and training for Kindergarten-12 parents, teachers and administrators.

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