Quaker Digital Academy
In 2010-2011 there were 459 students, of whom 62% were economically disadvantaged.
Founded in 2003, QDA provides on-line learning or traditional textbook-based options. All students receive a computer, internet access, textbooks and live tutoring sessions. Programmes feature field trips and physical education requirements.
QDA offers curricula from various vendors, e.g. Calvert School, Lincoln Interactive, OdyssyWare and others - see http://www.go2qda.org/19611010260252337/blank/browse.asp?A=383&BMDRN=2000&BCOB=0&C=55331 for a full list.
The Quaker Digital Academy web site is at http://www.go2qda.org
Attendance is measured via "Attendance Monitor", an internet-based system. Reports are frequently generated to determine which students are not meeting proscribed attendance requirements.
- "A National Primer on K-12 Online Learning", iNACOL, October 2010, http://www.inacol.org/research/docs/national_report.pdf
- "Keeping Pace With Online Learning: An Annual Review of Policy and Practice", Evergreen Education Group, 2010, http://kpk12.com/reports/
- Quaker Digital Academy web site, http://www.go2qda.org
- "Quaker Digital Academy - 2010-2011 School Year Report Card", http://ilrc.ode.state.oh.us/Schools/CommSchool_Questions.asp?sel=000241,Quaker%20Digital%20Academy,Tuscarawas%20County