10/19/2010

The number of students in Palm Beach County, Fla., who attend full-time virtual schools more than doubled since the last school year, to nearly 300. Some contend students in virtual schools miss out on interacting with their peers and may suffer from lack of motivation. But the mother of a student who frequently missed classes at her brick-and-mortar school because of chronic illness says the virtual school has been a great solution.

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