Virtual High Schools: Does the State Limit Enrollment in Online Courses Based on Available Funding
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Virtual High Schools: Does the State Limit Enrollment in Online Courses Based on Available Funding

Most states have a limited budget for their virtual high school program. As such, students enrollment is often limited based on available funds.

Why does it matter?

Does the state limit enrollment in online courses based on available funding (and if so--does the district assume responsibility for all costs if a student wants to enroll in an online course?)
Alabama Yes
Arizona No
Arkansas Yes
California No
Colorado No
Florida No
Georgia No
Hawaii No
Idaho No 
Illinois No
Iowa Enrollment is determined by the local school district.
Kentucky No
Louisiana Yes, Louisiana Virtual High School uses a three-phase registration system that initially caps course registrations from any single school.
Maryland No
Michigan Yes, schools can either buy a "seat" in courses or ask parents to purchase a course for a student.
Mississippi No
Missouri Yes.  Student assumes the responsibility for cost if additional courses are desired.
New Mexico Yes, New Mexico gives priority to students in need because of geographic location, lack of qualified teachers and/or access to core course instruction.
North Carolina No information available
North Dakota No information available
Oregon Enrollment guidelines are determined by the local district
South Carolina Yes
South Dakota No information available
Texas No
Utah Yes, enrollment is on a first-come first-served basis.
Virginia No
West Virginia Yes
Wisconsin No

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