January 25, 2021
In honor of Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! (Jan. 25-29, 2021), Florida Virtual School (FLVS) is sharing tips for parents to help encourage students’ love of reading. The importance of reading or being read to cannot be overstated, with an impact that extends beyond just hearing stories.
December 10, 2020
As coronavirus cases surge, online learning continues to grow in popularity for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Many Florida families have chosen to continue taking courses at Florida Virtual School (FLVS) in the spring semester of 2021 with the aim to continue learning uninterrupted.
November 6, 2020
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, more students than ever before are learning virtually, so many parents have taken a more involved role with their students education. In recognition of National Parents as Teachers Day (Nov. 8, 2020), Florida Virtual School (FLVS®) celebrates these parents and their partnership with FLVS teachers by sharing their tips to help families adjusting to online education make their education journey a success.
July 27, 2020
Florida Virtual School (FLVS®), the online statewide public school district, announced two new programs of study and five new engaging and robust courses will be available in the 2020-21 school year for students in grades 9-12.
June 30, 2020
Florida Virtual School (FLVS), the online statewide public school district, announced enrollment for FLVS Full Time K-12 schools will remain open until July 31, 2020. The deadline extension comes as COVID-19 cases increase and parents review Fall schooling options for their children.
June 15, 2020
Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®), a statewide online public school district, is proud to recognize local Naples resident, Erick Baltodano, for finishing in the top five of the FLVS Full Time Class of 2020. There are a projected 800 students in this year’s FLVS Full Time graduating class.
June 15, 2020
Florida Virtual School® (FLVS®), a statewide online public school district, is proud to recognize local Ocala resident, Marina Fernandes, for finishing in the top five of the FLVS Full Time Class of 2020. There are a projected 800 students in this year’s FLVS Full Time graduating class.
March 30, 2020
Following up on the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and Commissioner Corcoran to continue education for Florida students, Florida Virtual School (FLVS®), will provide up to 100 free digital courses to all Florida schools for Florida students through the end of the school year. These courses are available to students in Kindergarten through 12th grade and will be hosted through select Learning Management Systems (LMS). An LMS system is a software application that many school districts throughout Florida utilize for the delivery of educational courses and training programs, such as Blackboard or Canvas.
March 27, 2020
Florida Virtual School (FLVS®) launched a new Online Learning Community for online educators who teach students in grades Kindergarten-12 and for parents whose children take online courses. Designed to enhance the online learning experience, the FLVS Online Learning Community offers best practices and training for Kindergarten-12 parents, teachers and administrators.
March 12, 2020
Florida Virtual School Offering School Districts Teacher Training to Prepare for Online Learning Environment in the Event of School Closures
As mentioned in Governor Ron DeSantis’ press briefing on Monday, March 9, 2020, and at the direction of Governor DeSantis, Florida Virtual School (FLVS) has partnered with the Florida Department of Education to offer all school districts student support and teacher professional development tailored to the online learning environment.
February 13, 2020
Florida Virtual School (FLVS®), a statewide online public school district, is proud to announce the FLVS representative for the Florida Department of Education’s 2020 School-Related Employee of the Year program is Alicia Slater.