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Title:  Stated Briefly: Online course use in New York high schools: Results from a survey in the Greater Capital Region
Description: This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report of the same name. The goal of the study conducted by the Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast and Islandsí Northeast Rural Districts Research Alliance (NRDRA) was to provide information about how and why high schools in the Greater Capital Region of the state used online courses for their students in 2012/13. Researchers analyzed survey data collected from 59 responding schools to produce estimates of online course use. Results indicate that 59 percent of respondent high schools in the New York Greater Capital Region enrolled students in online courses in the 2012/13 school year. Schools offered online courses primarily to provide students with opportunities for credit recovery. School officials expressed concern about course quality and academic integrity.
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Cover Date: March 2015
Web Release: March 31, 2015
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Publication #: REL 2015074
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Center/Program: REL
Associated Centers: NCEE
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Type of Product: Stated Briefly
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Stated Briefly, please contact:
Amy Johnson.