e-learning http://wkms.org en E-book Use Increases in Tennessee http://wkms.org/post/e-book-use-increases-tennessee <p>Downloads in Tennessee&#39;s Regional E-book and Audio Download System, or READS, increased 77 percent in the past year.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 14:17:26 +0000 Todd Hatton & The Associated Press 19583 at http://wkms.org E-book Use Increases in Tennessee Kentucky Virtual High School Decides to End Classes http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-virtual-high-school-decides-end-classes <div class="headline_area">Kentucky&rsquo;s 12-year-old Virtual High School program will end later this year as state officials consider a new approach to online education.</div><p>The state Department of Education has offered the virtual path to a diploma since 2000, but funding has remained at $800,000 since its inception making the program hard to grow, according to a 2009 report called &ldquo;<a href="http://kytech.ky.gov/TEK_final_report_draft.pdf">Breaking New Ground</a>.&rdquo; Interest in the program has remained consistent, with around 700 students taking online classes each year, sai Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:57:52 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 16953 at http://wkms.org