Online schools: 'We need the Ministry to step up'

by John Gerritsen

The biggest weakness for online schools is a lack of government funding, a select committee has been told...

Michael Barbour from Touro University in California told the select committee the lack of guaranteed government support put schools' efforts in danger.
"While no plan is better than the plan that had been put in place under the original amendment, I don't think no plan is a good route forward in the long term. This sector needs some sort of framework in which to operate under, otherwise it will just eventually cease to exist, which would be a real shame," Dr Barbour said.

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