5/5/2011

As many as 71 online teachers in one Washington state school district could lose their jobs because of state cuts to funding for online education. The teachers, who work for the Washington Virtual Academy in the Steilacoom district, are expected to receive layoff notices as soon as today. District officials say the continuation of the seven-year online program -- which draws students from across the state -- could be in jeopardy if the cuts materialize.

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