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    K12 Over at The Motley Fool (registration required)I am in the midst of a debate with the “Product Manager for K12’s Online School,” which is one of the reason’s I find this article interesting.

    Minnesota’s slow journey into online learning received a high-profile push Thursday with former U.S. Education Secretary William Bennett pitching one of the state’s newest schools…

    Tapping into the rapidly growing home-school movement in the state and with Bennett’s high-name recognition, the Minnesota Virtual Academy could rapidly expand Minnesota’s online enrollment, which has lagged behind some other states…

    K12 Inc. works in partnership with virtual schools in five other states. In its first year last year, it had an enrollment of 1,000. This year it has more than 7,000 students. About 60 percent of the students come from home-school families.

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