Virtual High Schools: What Is the Source of Funding?
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Virtual High Schools: What Is the Source of Funding?

Funding for statewide virtual high schools varies, but typically start-up and operational costs are from state appropriations and/or grants. The most common source of funding is from the state.

Why does it matter? State support is critical to start-up, and can facilitate the growth and success of the program.


What is the source of funding (appropriation, grants, etc.)?
Alabama State funding (BellSouth Foundation provided a state grant for start-up).
Arizona State funding
Arkansas State funding
California State funding
Colorado State funding
Florida State funding
Georgia State funding
Hawaii State funding
Idaho Foundation grant provided start-up.  Continued funding through state funding. 
Illinois State funding and federal grants
Iowa State funding
Kentucky State funding
Louisiana State funding, State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Quality Support Fund grant, and BellSouth grant
Maryland State funding and Federal funding under Title ll-D of NCLB
Michigan State funding and Title II Education Technology Competitive Grant
Mississippi A grant from the BellSouth Foundation augmented by state appropriation.
Missouri State appropriation plus a small portion of Missouri's per-pupil funding.
New Mexico State funding
North Carolina State funding
North Dakota State funding
Oregon State funding
South Carolina State funding
South Dakota State funding
Texas State funding
Utah State funding
Virginia State funding
West Virginia State funding
Wisconsin District funding and grants

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