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Virtual School Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary

FLVS employs more than 1,400 Florida certified instructors who are provided with a variety of resources and professional development opportunities.
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The 20-year anniversary of Florida Virtual School (FLVS) represents a time capsule for virtual education. When founded in 1997, FLVS consisted of six teachers, four personnel members, 77 enrollments, and six courses. Online education tools were still new for the high schoolers of 1997. That initial small group of faculty and staff served in multiple roles at once, often acting as teacher, community liaison, course developer, and even legislative developer. 

Today, FLVS employs more than 1,400 Florida certified instructors who are provided with a variety of resources and professional development opportunities. 

To learn more, visit flvs.net/20-years.

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Supports Students in Developing Independent Learning Skills, Preparing For College And Careers, Earning Credit, And Engaging With Their Peers In Global Classrooms Boston — Oct. 10, 2016 — This year, The Virtual High School (VHS, Inc.), a nonprofit empowering schools with the industry’s most comprehensive online learning programs, will reach its 20-year milestone. The past two decades have seen the organization grow from a small operation funded by a U.S. Department of Education technology challenge grant to an international, non-profit e-learning provider. Today VHS delivers online instruction to middle and high school students at 639 schools in 33 countries; there were more than 18,000 student enrollments in VHS courses in the 2015-2016 school year.

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