Rowland Heights has just approved California’s first online-only high school. Department of Education studies show some online education can be even more effective than face-to-face instruction, so is this a win-win recession solution, or a sorry step in an alienating direction for the Facebook generation?
Lisa McClure, director of iQ Academy. She is leading the set-up of the new iQ Academy in the Roland Heights district in California.
Bob Currie, executive director of the Michigan Virtual University, a private nonprofit organization that develops curricula for K-12 online classes and for educators.
Christopher Edley, Dean and Professor of law at Boalt Hall, Berkeley Law.