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expand YEAR: 2013
"Virtual Schools Poised to Go Viral in Florida" -The Palm Beach Post (5/13/13)
"Bill Would Allow Online Vendors Better Access to Public School Funding" -The Miami Herald (5/10/13)
"Florida Virtual School Slated for Big Budget Hits" -WFSU (5/1/13)
"Proposed Funding Change Could Cut Jobs at Florida Virtual School" -Orlando Business Journal (4/26/13)
"Fla. Online School Target of Cuts from Legislators" -The Miami Herald / Associated Press (4/24/13)
"Making Virtual Schools Sustainable and Accountable by Julie Young" -Education Innovation Summit Blog (4/16/13)
"Dan Webster: Virtual School Puts Florida on Cutting Edge of Digital Learning" -Orlando Sentinel (4/14/13)
"Online Education Companies Poised to Spring Forward with Receptive Lawmakers" -The Palm Beach Post (4/6/13)
expand YEAR: 2012
""Virtual Ed. Advocates See Potential in Common Core"" -Education Week-Digital Directions (10/17/12)
""Florida Virtual School Growing"" -The Tampa Tribune (10/15/12)
"Florida School Districts Look to Model Lee School - FLVS Franchise" Ft. Myers (10/2/12)
"Web Exclusive: Florida Virtual School" -Fox News (8/18/12)
"Fishers Teacher has Gymnastics Connection" -WTHR Indiana (8/2/12)
"Florida Virtual School Adopts New Communication Portal" -T.H.E. Journal (7/11/12)
"Lexi Thompson still a kid but maturing as a pro" -Long Island Newsday (7/4/12)
"Leader of the Week: Julie Young, CEO of Florida Virtual School" -Florida Leads (6/28/12)
"I Do, I Do: For These Teachers It Was a Matter of Science" -Florida Times Union - (6/24/12)
"Digital learning helps students 'where they are and not where we want them to be'" (6/14/12)
"Florida is growing school choice, public and private" (6/11/12)
"Computer-based Curriculum Changing How Homeschooling is Done" -PR Web (6/6/12)
"Metro Center Outlook - Interviews with Julie Young, Jill Dickinson & Gerard Robinson" -WUCF-TV (5/30/12)
"Virtual Driving Course Offered for Polk County Teens" (5/21/12)
"Virtual School Come Under Scrutiny" -T.H.E. Journal (5/15/12)
"Virtual School Come Under Scrutiny" -T.H.E. Journal (5/15/12)
"Hosanna Community Foundation welcomes FL Virtual School students" -Miami Times (5/1/12)
"May 2012 What's New - FLVS Online Tutoring in Math and Science" -Tech & Learning (5/1/12)
"What if FLVS Never Existed" -News in a Click (4/24/12)
"North Canton schools get $50K for online courses" (4/21/12)
"On exhibit: Chris Petrosky, Florida Virtual School sophomore" -Tampa Bay Times tb-two blog (4/12/12)
"FLVS: Putting You on the Right Path" -The Terra Byte Blog (4/10/12)
"Real debate over virtual learning" -Orlando Sentinel (4/4/12)
"Florida Laptop Program Brings Tech to Disadvantaged Students" -T.H.E. Journal (3/29/12)
"Online tutoring, speech therapy among new eLearning solutions" -eSchool News (3/23/12)
"The Incredible 14-Year Old Who Bought A House - FLVS Student" -Ellen Show (3/16/12)
"Interview/Virtual Ledership Training from the Experts" -EdTech Digest (3/12/12)
"Florida Virtual School - Leading a Quiet Revolution" -ChoiceMedia.TV (3/7/12)
"FLVS Offers Leadership & Professional Development Training for Online & Blended Learning" (3/6/12)
"Florida CFO Congratulates FLVS for AP® Results" -Jeff Atwater, Chief Financial Officer, State of Florida (2/29/12)
"A Leader in Digital Education" -The James Madison Institute (2/23/12)
"Young receives Florida Choice Award" -West Orange Times (2/22/12)
"Chamber Trustees Meet" -The West Orange Times (2/9/12)
"This Week: Free Driver's Education for Students" (2/5/12)
"Canadian Virtual Ed. Dips Into For-Profit Realm" -Education Week (2/1/12)
expand YEAR: 2011
"Suncoast Business Forum: Meet Julie Young, An Entrepreneur Who’s Making Florida A Leader In Virtual Education" -WEDU (12/29/11)
"Teacher Talk episode: School Choice" -FLDOE Channel (11/28/11)
"FSU Student Advanced to Rhodes Scholarship Final Round" -WCTV.TV (11/19/11)
"10 Cool Ideas at iNACOL’s Virtual School Symposium" -Getting Smart (11/15/11)
"Education Leaders Recognized for Efforts in Online Learning" -Market Watch (11/10/11)
"Online learning brings stronger customer focus to school districts" -redefinED (11/8/11)
"Can Gingrich Break Through?" -Wall Street Journal (11/2/11)
"Home schooling increases in Volusia, Flagler counties" -Daytona Beach News-Journal (11/1/11)
"Manatee County Schools virtual class launch proves successful" -Bradenton Herald (10/20/11)
"Florida Virtual Schools Increases Its Online Course Offerings" (10/17/11)
"Online Educators Gaining Both Classes and Critics" -Texas Tribune (10/14/11)
"Kiel district employs own staff for eSchool" -Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter (10/10/11)
"Can technology fix education?" -The Republic (10/4/11)
"Education 2.0: A Catalog of Innovation" -Freedom Foundation (10/1/11)
"Proven approaches to dropout prevention" -Boston Globe (9/27/11)
"A Case for Lifelong Kindergarten" -MindShift (9/26/11)
"Pasco sees increase in homeschooled students" -St. Petersburg Times (9/25/11)
"Florida Virtual School CEO wins $50,000 prize" -Orlando Business Journal (9/21/11)
"Conference: Former Govs Bush and Wise say role of teacher evolves as computers are introduced”" -Grand Rapids Press (9/21/11)
"NPRI study: Digital learning offers Alternative Way To Improve Education in Nevada" -Las Vegas TSG Business News (9/13/11)
"Kids may have to go online to graduate" -Indianapolis Star (9/12/11)
"Virtual school in session this year in Florida" -Ft. Myers News-Press (9/7/11)
"Julie Young is a Principal Entrepreneur" -Florida Trend (9/1/11)
"Online Ed Passes Grade For Many K-12 Students" -Investor's Business Daily (9/1/11)
"E-Learning Expands for Special-Needs Students" -Education Week (8/29/11)
"Google+ May Open Social Networking for Some K-12 Schools" -THE Journal (8/29/11)
"Online classes growing in Florida public schools" -WTSP Tampa (8/29/11)
"16 charter schools in wings" -Southwest Florida News-Press (8/29/11)
"Florida Reformers Got It Right" -Education Next (8/29/11)
"New school year to see more virtual classes" -Miami Herald (8/22/11)
"Virtual schools offering classes" -Orlando Sentinel (8/22/11)
"Decreased Volusia enrollment means fewer dollars" -Central Florida News 13 (8/22/11)
"A challenging school year awaiting students" -Bradenton Herald (8/22/11)
"Choice of education by parents made available with Palm Beach Virtual School" -Examiner (8/22/11)
""Clicks” Get Bricks" -Harvard Education Letter (8/15/11)
"Florida Virtual School Presents Momentum 2011 Virtual Open House" -Virtual School Meanderings (8/15/11)
"Lee School District working to save taxpayers money" -WBBH-TV (8/15/11)
"K-12 Downsizing" -National Review Online (8/15/11)
"High school golfer stays focused, disciplined" -Tampa Bay Online (8/15/11)
"Treasure Coast's youngest learners now can get education online" -TCPalm (8/5/11)
"Treasure Coast-wide virtual school in the works?" -TCPalm (8/2/11)
"Why Public Schools Need Less Regulation" -The Atlantic (7/29/11)
"A Closer Look at Virtual Learning Models" -T.H.E. Journal (7/26/11)
"Competing for the Virtual Student" -T.H.E. Journal (7/26/11)
"Changes in Florida law make it easier to take classes online" -Florida Times-Union (7/14/11)
"Florida Virtual School Full Time Now Available to Kindergarten-12th Grade Students Statewide" -FLVS (7/12/11)
"High Schools Going High Tech" -Fox 35 Orlando (7/12/11)
"New Hernando graduates trade classes for clicks" -St. Petersburg Times (7/6/11)
"Five Progressive Schools of Education" -MindShift (6/29/11)
"Rick Scott: Educated children key to Florida's economy" -Orlando Sentinel (6/27/11)
"Gov. Scott Signs Education Bill To Benefit Charter Schools" -WFTV-TV Orlando (6/27/11)
"Scott signs bills boosting private and charter schools" -Sarasota Herald Tribune (6/27/11)
"Pasco school board renews contract for online P.E." -Tampa Bay Online (6/24/11)
"Schools Struggle to Balance Digital Innovation, Academic Accountability" -Education Week (6/20/11)
"Florida Virtual School Named Champion at Sterling Storyboard Competition" -Virtual School Meanderings (6/17/11)
"Florida Virtual School - eLearning Model for US" -Blog Talk Radio (6/16/11)
"Florida Expands Education Reforms" -School Reform News (6/15/11)
"Virginia Approves Pearson Virtual Learning Powered by Florida Virtual School for State's Students" -All Voices (6/9/11)
"York Virtual Classroom Program Approved for Use Statewide" -Williamsburg Yorktown Daily (6/8/11)
"Lakewood Ranch Holds Graduation Ceremony" -Lakewood Ranch Herald (6/7/11)
"Pearson Virtual Learning Powered by Florida Virtual School Now Approved Course Provider for Admission to California Public Universities" -All Voices (6/7/11)
"16-year-old golf prodigy trying for spot in State Farm Classic" -State Journal-Register (6/5/11)
"Clicking' Required for H.S. Diploma" -WCJB TV Gainesville (6/1/11)
"Daleville to sponsor virtual charter school" -Yorktown Press (5/31/11)
"Pasco welcomes its first eSchool graduates" -St. Petersburg Times (5/27/11)
"P.E. Goes Virtual" -WCTV TV Tallahassee (5/24/11)
"Miami Steps in and rises to top for West Orange DB Lucas Thompson" -Orlando Sentinel (5/23/11)
"Upper Saddle River School District giving virtual learning a 30-day trial run" (5/18/11)
"Its Flexibility Draws One Family to Virtual School" -MindShift (5/17/11)
"Endeavour Arcs Beyond Flagler Beach and Into History As Throngs Squint Goodbye" (5/16/11)
"Virtual Schoolteacher" -Education Next (5/15/11)
"Loften ACCEPT-ing of teen parents" -Gainesville Sun (5/12/11)
"House Pases Bill Expanding Virtual Schools, Vouchers" (5/10/11)
"Program offers free driver's education" -Bay News 9 (5/9/11)
"The Highs and Lows of Virtual School: One Teacher's View" -Mindshift (5/9/11)
"Florida expands virtual education with physical limitations" -Redefined (5/4/11)
"Deltona Superstar Students of the month for April 2011" -SW Volusia News (5/4/11)
"Gates Foundation Donates $20 million for Online Courses" -US News & World Report (4/29/11)
"Gov, Lawmakers Push For Virtual School Expansion" (4/27/11)
"Gates Foundation invests more than $20M to help bring new national standards into classroom" -Associated Press (4/27/11)
"Gates Foundation Announces Portfolio of Innovative Grants to Develop New Teaching and Learning Tools that Support Teachers and Help Students" -Virtual Strategy Magazine (4/27/11)
"Students connect at virtual career fair" -Pensacola News Journal (4/27/11)
"Our Opinion: A Virtual Reality" -FlagerLive (4/26/11)
"Kathrine Mangu-Ward: Reform meets immovable object ... teachers union" -Orange County Register (4/26/11)
"Locals take top spots in Seminole Stampede" -Tampa Bay Newspapers (4/21/11)
"Q&A: “Courtney Calfee on Conspiracy Code”" -edReformer (4/20/11)
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"High-school 7th periods could go virtual" -Florida Today (4/19/11)
"LWR in third place after first day of state tennis tournament" (4/19/11)
"Editorial: Martin County School Board should approve proposed schedule change for high schools" -TCPalm (4/16/11)
"Can an iPad or Some Other Form of Technology Transform Education for Our Kids and Their Failing Schools?" (4/14/11)
"Guarantee of Success for Students Enrolled in Pearson Virtual Learning Powered by Florida Virtual School's Online Courses" -Digital Journal (4/11/11)
"Nation’s top public virtual leader endorses private competition" -redefinED (4/8/11)
"Bill would expand Florida virtual schools" -WZVN Ft. Myers, Naples, Port Charlotte (4/7/11)
"Online courses should be part of the education mix" -The Oklahoman (4/7/11)
"Schedule proposal for Martin County high school draws rave reviews" -TCPalm (4/5/11)
"A long week at the state legislature" -Fernandina News-Leader (4/4/11)
"Lawmakers seek ways around class-size rules" -Miami Herald (4/1/11)
"Volusia Schools Joining Flagler in Protecting LGBT Sexual Identity Against Bullying" (3/31/11)
"Waiting for the other boot to fall on educational status quo" -Naples Daily News (3/30/11)
"Will Public Schools Co-opt Digital Education" -Big Government (3/29/11)
"Virtual Learning in Michigan’s School" -Mackinac Center (3/28/11)
"Online learning is the future of education" -Farm Bureau News (3/22/11)
"Bullying of Gay Student at FPC Leads to Teacher’s Public Apology and Policy Change" -Flagler Live (3/17/11)
"Florida Virtual School" -Fox 35 Orlando (3/14/11)
"Colorado Resident Named 2011 National Online K-12 Teacher of Year" -SREB (3/14/11)
"A tepid welcome to President Obama" -Boston Globe (3/14/11)
"Disney's Dreamers Academy gives disadvantaged teens an injection of hope" -Orlando Sentinel (3/14/11)
"Schools Use Digital Tools to Customize Education" -Education Week (3/14/11)
"Florida poised to make big splash in online education" -Tampa Tribune (3/7/11)
"Homeschooled teen publishes novel" -Lake Wales News (3/7/11)
"School options state might debate" -Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel (3/7/11)
"Online teacher Andrew Vanden Heuvel reaches for stars, and national award" -MLive (3/7/11)
"Changing Course: Non-Traditional Education Alternatives" -WMFE/NPR (2/22/11)
"Government RFIs" -Orlando Business Journal (2/22/11)
"Beaches Museum & History Center hires former Cummer Museum executive director" -Florida Times-Union (2/22/11)
"How Learning Environments Are Changing" -Mind Shift (2/14/11)
"Non-Custodial Care" -THE Journal (2/14/11)
"Highlands awarded Race to the Top grant" -Tampa Bay Online (2/14/11)
"Newfound maturity" -Daytona Beach News Journal (2/7/11)
"SREB, iNACOL Announce Finalists for National Online K-12 Teacher of the Year Award" -SREB (2/4/11)
"I just love Florida Virtual School" -Orlando Sentinel (1/31/11)
"Michigan Study Heralds Virtual Learning Gains" -School Reform News (1/31/11)
"Three Things the NY Times Article on Florida Virtual School Missed" -Education Next (1/31/11)
"Florida Virtual School provides options for Alachua County students" -Gainseville Schools (1/26/11)
"For many students, virtual schools reboot education" -WTVT Fox 13 Tampa (1/24/11)
"Oprah Winfrey: Central Florida fans wowed by Australia trip" -Orlando Sentinel (1/24/11)
"District has plans for virtual charter school" -Barron News-Shield (1/24/11)
"Don’t endanger our schools" -St. Petersburg Times (1/17/11)
"FAMU Journalism Professor appointed to the Florida Virtual School Board of Trustees by former Governor Charlie Crist" -FAMU (1/17/11)
"Mobile learning" -Virtual School Meanderings (1/17/11)
"Indiana school districts look to cooperate, save money" -WDRB Fox 41 (1/17/11)
"“Fla. Virtual School Ties Course Completions to Funding” – Education Week" -Education Week (1/12/11)
"Fla. Virtual School Ties Course Completions to Funding" -Education Week (1/10/11)
"POLL: Collier School Board explores ways to help students pass new state-required algebra tests" -Naples News (1/10/11)
"Online learning in 2011" (1/10/11)
"Single mother of three fights cancer with help from Caridad Center" -Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel (1/3/11)
"Who in education says ‘oops’?" -Washington Post (1/3/11)
"Expanding Online Education in Hawaii" -Grassroot Institute of Hawaii (1/3/11)
"Local teacher a finalist in 'Unluckiest Traveler' contest" -Ft. Lauderdale Sun Sentinel (1/3/11)
expand YEAR: 2010
"The Year in Sports: It was a year of big protests, big fish, big plays and big oil" -Destin Log (12/27/10)
"Publishers, Editors Rush to Develop Mobile Education Applications" -Reform News (12/20/10)
"“Central Florida Urban League opens center downtown” – Orlando Business Journal " -Orlando Business Journal (12/17/10)
"“Central Florida Urban League opens offices in Parramore” – Orlando Sentinel" -Orlando Sentinel (12/14/10)
"Urban League to Unveil New Offices in Parramore" -West Orange News (12/13/10)
"Pearson Pushing Forward on Online Projects" -Education Week (12/13/10)
"Michelle Rhee Picks Florida?" -Huffington Post (12/13/10)
"“Hopes and Challenges of Virtual Education: 5 Questions with Julie Young” – T.H.E. Journal" -T.H.E. Journal (12/1/10)


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