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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Online school has been beneficial

Originally published in The Times of Northwest Indiana – October 17, 2019 We enrolled our daughter Teresa at Indiana Digital Learning School (INDLS) to give her the healthiest academic environment we could. Teresa loves virtual school and finds the curriculum appropriately challenging. She adapted quickly and renewed her love for schooling. We like seeing Teresa […]

Bullied Nine-Year-Old Learns Karate to Boost Confidence

Originally aired on WBMA-TV – October 14, 2019 Nine-year-old Dianna Sipper was getting bullied at school. Her mom says that the little girl came home one day and tried to wash off her freckles. So, she signed her up at Alabama Virtual Academy, and enrolled her in karate classes to help boost her confidence. Now, […]

Former MSU Player Inspires Students

Originally aired on WILX-TV – October 15, 2019 Former Michigan State University Basketball player and motivational speaker, Anthony Ianni shares with Insight School of Michigan students how he overcame his struggles with autism and bullying. “The message for students here today is to go out and not only be a change, but go out and […]

T-shirt story a reminder about creativity

Originally published in the Knoxville News-Sentinel – September 22, 2019 Like so many others across the state, I was shocked and disappointed when I heard that a young Florida student was recently bullied by his classmates. The reason? He drew a University of Tennessee logo and attached it to his orange shirt for his school’s […]

Thankful for CAVA

Originally published in Antelope Valley Press – October 11, 2019 Growing up I lived on the slopes. Skiing was my passion and all I ever wanted to do. Then in seventh grade I suffered a devastating fall and spent months recovering. Navigating the halls of my regular public school became nearly impossible with a broken […]

Local 8-year-old figure skater

Originally aired on WTTG-TV – October 9, 2019 At just 8-years-old, a Northern Virginia girl is already taking the figure skating world by storm. Sophia Bezkorovainaya started skating when she was 4-years-old and she now trains at least five hours a day with hopes of competing in the Olympics some day. As of this past […]

Oklahoma teen turns to online school after being bullied

Originally aired on KOCO-TV – October 8, 2019 An Oklahoma teen turns to online school after being severely bullied in the classroom. October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Watch the interview to see how the teenager said Oklahoma Virtual Charter Academy is giving him a new sense of safety. To learn more about Oklahoma Virtual […]

Letter: Online school offers opportunities to volunteer

Originally published in The News Chief – October 4, 2019 It’s important for young people to give back to their community. As a 14-year-old, this is a mindset that I’ve embraced for myself. However, with most of my peers spending most of their time at school, it can be hard to find the time to […]

3 things I wish I knew my first year of teaching

Originally published in eSchool News – October 3, 2019 Each year, more than 3.7 million teachers step into the classroom. For most, the first day of school marks an annual return. But for thousands of teachers, this will be their first year leading a class of their very own. And standing in front of a room full […]

Virtual school students, parents compare notes

Originally published in the Fort Madison Daily Democrat – September 25, 2019 Lee County residents are blessed with options when it comes to education – public, private and home-schooling, but technology provides a new option. Virtual school is a concept that is steadily growing in popularity. It is structured and has real time live virtual […]