Legislative restrictions are preventing Michigan from being a national leader in online education, a Mackinac Center expert told the Detroit Free Press.

“It’s based on this old model of how learning happened when a kid was sitting in a particular seat,” said Mike Van Beek, director of education policy, about the Legislature’s inability to act quickly on the matter.

For more information on this issue, please see Van Beek’s recent study, “Virtual Learning in Michigan’s Schools.”

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