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Blind Albany Student Learns Braille Through GCA

Terry Lewis, The Albany Herald 13-year-old William Hanks did not know how to read by third grade for lack of a braille teacher. An Albany native and rising 6th grader at Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), William is one of the students who found an alternative with GCA three years ago- and he now has a […]

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“Love the Sport:” WIVA Student Hopes to Continue Improving at Table Tennis

Kaitlin Sharkey, FOX 6  From New York to California, and places in between, table tennis has taken one Mequon teenager to places he wouldn’t have imagined. With the courts packed inside the Sussex Civic Center on table tennis night, Ethan Keller prepared for yet another tournament. “It’s a much more different, technical game, you know? […]

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Online schooling gives young New Albany mom chance to earn diploma

Eric Walden, Kokomo Tribune NEW ALBANY — Alysia Armstrong has already beaten her two siblings to parenthood. The 20-year-old mother of two first became a mother when she was just 17 years old. Now she’s trying to beat them to something else – a college degree. Armstrong recently earned her high school diploma despite two […]

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Girls’ tennis player of the year: Lana Mavor, MEVA

Glenn Jordan, Portland Press Herald After blasting one final forehand winner, Lana Mavor relaxed and began the walk to the net for the congratulatory handshake. As Mavor reached the service line, she glanced at her fingernails as if wondering if they needed a trim. No celebration seemed necessary. The outcome certainly was never in doubt. Mavor, […]

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ISWA Student Excels in Dog Handling Career

Justin Shook attends Insight School of Washington and works a very unique job: dog showing.   The 16-year-old was one of 8 finalists out of 86 juniors at the Westminster Dog Show. His dog handling career has taken him far beyond Seattle. Online school has been the perfect fit for Justin’s education with his busy competition […]

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ISOR Celebrates Graduation

KGW Channel 8 covered Insight School of Oregon’s class of 2017 graduation ceremony.  ISOR students were able to meet their classmates face to face and gathered to celebrate. Watch the online school’s interview with recent graduate Jasmine Logan to learn how these K-12 powered students are on the fast track to success thanks to online […]

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GCA Student Balances Dance and School

Duane M. Ford, The Covington News COVINGTON, Ga. – Jené Moore will be entering the seventh grade this fall. However, she is also a busy professional dancer. In pursuit of her career, her mother, Kanisha Hayes, estimates Moore would miss more than 20 school days a year if she attended a regular brick and mortar […]

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TXVA Student Overcomes Bullying to Balance Modeling and Online Education

Kelly Schafler, The Courier  In Montgomery County, new ways to advance and obtain one’s education are consistently growing — from accelerated learning courses in public schools to charter schools and home-schooling. But one size doesn’t fit all, and it is up to the students and their families to choose which method works for them. For […]

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iQLA Student Hits Links as Well as Books

6/13/2017 Larry Wilson, Pasadena Star-News In this new world of educational choice, I often read about young students with a passion for a particular non-team sport — usually it’s San Clemente surfer kids with dreams of going pro — who are being home-schooled so they can practice when the swells are just right and presumably […]