Quaker Digital Academy

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The Quaker Digital Academy (QDA) is a free statewide online K-12 school located in the US state of Ohio. It described itself as "Ohio's premier cyber school". Students must be Ohio residents.

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

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Attendance is measured via "Attendance Monitor", an internet-based system. Reports are frequently generated to determine which students are not meeting proscribed attendance requirements.

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