Some districts plan for new full-time virtual schools to outlast the pandemic

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Washington Post

Nov 8, 1:00 AM

Some districts plan for new full-time virtual schools to outlast the pandemic

Fairfield County is far from the only school district where parents have asked for more full-time virtual options. A Rand Corp. survey conducted in June found 26 percent of districts said they would run a virtual school this year, compared with just 3 percent pre-pandemic. Schools that served primarily families of color — Fairfield is around 90 percent Black — reported particularly high demand from parents for a virtual option.

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