From Minnesota’s Star News:
District goes on offensive with Thunder Academy
Instead of losing students to online options and home-schools, proposed program would try to recover, retain kids
By Jim Boyle
“The goal is to save money,” said Assistant Principal Jason Savage. “We have got a lot of students leaving the district. We have got a lot of kids going online. We got a lot of kids being home-schooled.
“We want to draw those kids back and draw that money back to the school district.”
It’s not “about the kids” and their education? The goal is saving and drawing money back to the school district.
Here’s more information in this link from the Minnesota Department of Education on the state’s “online learning” choice.