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Anderson, Augenblick, DeCesore & Conrad, 20/20 Costs and Funding of Virtual Schools. BellSouth Foundation, October 2006

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Hubbard, Burt, and Mitchell, Nancy, October 4, 2011, Troubling questions about online education, three-part series, Education News Colorado

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Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor, September 2011, K-12 Online Learning Evaluation Report Summary

Miron, Urschel, Aguilar & Dailey, January 2012, Profiles of For-Profit and Nonprofit Education Management Organizations, National Education Policy Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, January 2012

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Pennsylvania Auditor General. The Commonwealth Should Revise Its Charter And Cyber Charter School Funding Mechanism. Bureau of School Audits. September 2010.

Queen, Lewis & Coopersmith, November 2011, Distance Education Courses for Public Elementary and Secondary School Students: 2009-10, National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education.

Rittner, Gary W., January 2012, Internal Evaluation of the Arkansas Virtual Academy School, University of Arkansas

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