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Work, school and bulls; how a local teen goes above and beyond

Originally aired on KSAT-TV – July 20, 2018 It’s not uncommon for high school students to have jobs, but Nikki Nix is not your average teenager. Her job takes her across the country as she helps with her family’s business and her own business: bull riding. “His name is Livin Lucky. I’ve kind of grown up with them […]

Aspiring actress Ella Morrow thrives in online school

Originally aired on KDFW-TV – July 21, 2019 Young actress, Ella Morrow of Mansfield, Texas was bullied at her brick-and-mortar school because of her love for acting. To avoid the negative distractions, her mother decided that the best solution was to enroll her in online public school with Texas Online Preparatory School. With her focus […]

Ohio Digital Learning School set for autumn opening

Originally published in The Blade – July 16, 2019 A new online public school is set to launch in Ohio for the upcoming academic year, and officials are aiming to assist as many students as possible to get back on track with their education. Ohio Digital Learning School is seeking students in grades 9-12 between […]

Letter: Public online school a welcome alternative

Originally published in The Lancaster News – July 10, 2019 My grandsons Clayland and Brayden were always high-achievers in school. Unfortunately, the distractions of a brick-and-mortar classroom became too much, and they couldn’t focus. Their teachers were great, but they struggled to balance lessons and class discipline. The boys begged me to be homeschooled. Since […]

Letter to the editor: Charter school changed life

Originally published in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review – July 10, 2019 I was 18 years old when I had my daughter, but that wasn’t going to prevent me from getting my diploma. I made it a top priority and I swore to myself that neither I nor my child would ever become a statistic. But I […]

CODCA Helps Student Prepare for Future Career

Originally aired on KDVR-TV – July 9, 2019 Thank to the unique pathways offered at Destinations Career Academy of Colorado, 17-year-old Raul Molina has the opportunity to explore different careers. The online school also allows Raul to complete his high school classes and help out in his family’s restaurant. While working at their restaurant he […]

Thanks to the teachers who helped my son

Originally published in The York Daily Record – July 4, 2019 My son Simon has  Autism Spectrum Disorder and struggles with certain social behaviors and communication. This has  hindered his ability to form relationships with his peers and  learn in a traditional classroom. In his brick-and-mortar school he was placed in an emotional support classroom […]

After years of epileptic seizures, K12 student beating the odds

Originally aired on KFOR-TV – May 30, 2019 A recent high school graduate in Blanchard is beating the odds, which have been against him most of his life. Plagued by epileptic seizures since he was seven, one recently left him in such a bad situation he couldn’t even walk. But, he’s not letting that keep […]