A new virtual school is being introduced into the Newport News public schools. They’re hopeful about new customers coming into their “family”.
From Hampton Roads and the Daily Press
Newport News schools offering new online learning program By Sarah J. Pawlowski
The goal is to give parents another option if they don’t feel their child is best served in a classroom setting, according to James Maxlow, the division’s supervisor of instructional technology.
They also hope to welcome about 400 home-school families into the division.
“We wanted an option to bring them into the Newport News family,” Maxlow said.
Virtual learning students will be able to participate in the division’s clubs and activities, which is not an option for current home-schooled students, he said.
But this “Newport News family” doesn’t allow for unconditional love. (more…)