California Department of Education
Taking Center Stage – Act II

Online Education Index

Whether it’s called eLearning, virtual learning, cyberlearning, online learning or online education, providing academic content online is gaining momentum in California and across the nation. The California Department of Education (CDE) has created several useful resources related to online education that you will find here:

California Directory of Online Schools and Programs (CDOSP): This Web page features a map of California showing county boundaries. When a county is selected, a list of schools or programs offering a minimum of 30 percent of instruction online in that county will be visible. Information on each school will include grade levels served, accreditation status, programs offered, curriculum, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Related to K-12 Online Education in California : A useful resource for teachers, administrators, county and district staff, and others interested in online education.

Glossary of Terms Related to Online Education: A listing of the most commonly used online education terms with a definition of the words as used in the CDE Web documents.


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