Panel: Online courses, supplements may aid disadvantaged students

04/14/2008 | eSchool News (free registration)

Online K-12 programs may help disadvantaged students, including dropouts, those who attend schools where course offerings are more limited and even students who are being detained in youth centers, said panelists in a recent North American Council for Online Learning webinar. "Online can be an alternative to school if either you physically cannot attend school or if a traditional classroom setting does not fit your specific needs," said Sharnell Jackson, Chicago public schools' chief eLearning officer.

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