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New Orleans CityBusiness

Apr 19, 12:00 AM

La. educators not on same page with virtual charter schools

Parents in the room considered virtual charter schools a much- needed option, and there are educators who agree with them. Still, some corners of the educational community question whether online classes are more about saving money than improving education. The Louisiana Department of the Education and local school districts have beefed up online course offerings over the past decade to help failing students catch up on credits or provide advanced students with specialized classes. The move has received mixed response from administrators.

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