Gull Lake Community Schools http://michiganradio.org en Communication problems at a virtual school cost one public school district money http://michiganradio.org/post/communication-problems-virtual-school-cost-one-public-school-district-money <p>Officials at a southwest Michigan school district are asking the state&rsquo;s superintendent to return close to half a million dollars. The state deducted the money from the Gull Lake Community Schools district last school year over mistakes the state says the district made with its new virtual school.</p><p>&quot;For an online course there has to be two way communication a number of times during the semester. And what happened is that &ndash; well they weren&rsquo;t able to meet that requirement. They weren&rsquo;t able to show us there was two way communication,&rdquo; Ellis said.</p> Tue, 14 Aug 2012 19:39:38 +0000 Lindsey Smith 8674 at http://michiganradio.org