- Jason Glass, the director at Iowa's Department of Education, is asking lawmakers to appropriate $1.5 million over the next three years to aid online learning efforts.
- Glass wants to bolster the Iowa Learning Online program statewide.
- The program is intended to help students who struggle in traditional environments and who lack access to specific high school courses.
From the article:
"... Glass says the money would allow the state to make the program more self-supporting and once they have built up a large course catalog online the money spent on offering classes to a small population in every school district can be redirected."