online education

Pablo Martinez Monsivais, The Associated Press / AP

Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Gary Miron says traditionally the Secretary of Education is not seen as a powerful position, but he says so far the Trump administration, has shown that “we should expect the unexpected.”


A Western Michigan University researcher is the co-author of a new study that calls for slowing the growth of online schools. 

International Institute of Management/Wikicommons


Two Western Michigan University researchers contributed to a recent report on the growth of virtual schools. 

Two Western Michigan University researchers are among those who say statistics show weaker performance by students in "virtual schools"

Local public schools must pay for up to two online classes per student each semester in grades 5 through 12 even though students don't need to get approval from their own schools to sign up.