Mountain Heights Academy

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Mountain Heights Academy is a non-profit online charter high school[1] in the United States. It received its charter in 2007 and opened in 2010 as Open High School of Utah.[2] In January 2013, the school was renamed Mountain Heights Academy.[3]

History[edit]

Open High School of Utah was founded by David A. Wiley in 2007.[2]

Teaching Model[edit]

Open High School of Utah existed as a virtual high school, with students attending online. Teachers curated Open Educational Resources aligned to the content to Utah state standards.[4]

Open Educational Aspects[edit]

Creating Open Educational Resources was a fundamental aspect of the school's charter.[2] On 7 September 2010, Open High School of Utah released ten semesters of high school curriculum under a CC-BY license.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virtual Schools in the U.S. 2014: Politics, Performance, Policy, and Research Evidence". National Education Policy Center. 2014-03-04.
  2. ^ a b c ""Opening" a New Kind of School: The Story of the Open High School of Utah". International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. Retrieved July 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "About Us". Mountain Heights Academy. Retrieved July 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  4. ^ "Open Source Goes to High School". OpenSource.com. Retrieved July 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. ^ "The Open High School of Utah Releases Open Educational Curriculum under CC-BY". Creative Commons. Retrieved July 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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