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IVS Winter Update

It’s finally feeling like winter here in Illinois and yet IVS is already talking Spring!

Registration for Spring 2018 is now open!  January kicks off the spring term with two full service start dates: 1/4/18 and 1/11/18. Find the rest of our monthly start dates on our website. Credit Recovery courses start any day of the year.

Continuous Improvement

Our curriculum team has been busy all fall updating and adding new courses to be ready for January students, highlights include:

-American Art Honors – American Art is now a two-semester course offered at the Honors level

-Middle School – Science and Social Science Semester 2 courses are now ready for enrollment

-World Literature Regular and Honors Semester 2 are updated and have a fresh new look

-AP Macroeconomics – newly updated

On the technical side, our student information system (Maestro) has been updated to improve function.

Quality Matters at IVS

IVS is prepping to submit our next course for review, American (US) History Semesters 1 and 2. We are currently putting the course through an internal review by one of our QM Master Reviewers to ensure it meets national QM standards for online course design and delivery.

Have you visited our newly redesigned website?

As you may know, IVS is dedicated to providing the best possible IVS experience for all users. To that end we have completed an intensive website evaluation and update to ensure accessibility to all content for all users. You can see for yourself by visiting http://www.ilvirtual.org.

IVS has been the expert in Illinois online education since 2001. We have the experience to help you design a budget-friendly program to meet the needs of your students. Online? Blended? Credit Recovery? Core? AP? Summer School? Whatever you are looking for, ask IVS and we will work with you on a custom solution.

The Illinois State Board of Education established IVS as a supplemental online program, allowing students who are enrolled in a public or private school to enhance their education through online courses.

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Happy New Year from IVS!

There is still time left to enroll in the Jan. 5 and Jan. 19 full-service course start dates. Click HERE to view Illinois Virtual School’s course offerings. Students seeking credit-recovery courses can enroll and start at any time. Have a great 2017!

Online Learning Identified as One of the Important Developments in K-12 Education.

The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) Horizon Report: 2016 K-12  identifies online learning opportunities as an option for “hundreds of thousands of students…because of homeschooling, medical issues, or engagement in sports, while millions of other students are supplementing their in-class instructions with online courses to complete advanced coursework or gain greater schedule flexibility”.