During a recent speech in which U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan unveiled a final version of a National Education Technology Plan, he held up one Utah schools as an example of what to do. From his speech:
"... But we know we are not starting from scratch. Right now, your states are offering courses through virtual high schools.
These online schools provide learning opportunities and expand access to Advanced Placement and other courses to thousands of students who otherwise wouldn't be able to take them.