Final Report: A Comprehensive Assessment of Florida Virtual School

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In this report, Florida TaxWatch examines the viability of Florida Virtual School as a credible alternative to traditional schooling, regarding both student achievement outcomes and cost-effectiveness. Florida Virtual School earned high marks in both.

Online courses have shown to be important to reach students who need:

  • Academic courses their school cannot provide
  • To retake courses for graduation
  • Alternatives to traditional education
  • Options to courses offered in their school
  • Access to courses because of physical disabilities


Online learning is here to stay, and you can learn important promising practices from Florida Virtual School by reviewing this report.



Florida TaxWatch


Florida TaxWatch

Date Published

August 2007




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