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Progress Report: Florida Virtural School Reaching More Students; Should Align Performance Measures and Mission, Report No. 03-23, March 2003
 
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  • The Florida Virtual School has strengthened its accountability system and developed goals for school and student performance.  However, the school has not aligned the goals and accountability system with its mission statement or with priorities established by the Legislature. 
  • The school is generally attaining its mission of reaching underserved students, including students in rural school districts and students in high minority schools.
  • As the school continues to grow, it will be important to change its funding mechanism from a line item in the General Appropriations Act to either a funding formula as part of the Florida Education Finance Program or a performance-funding model.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 00-08 Program Review: Florida On-Line High School Should Improve Its Accountability and Access Processes, published in September 2000.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Public Schools (K-12 Education)

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