Featured Articles

Tips for homeschooling students during coronavirus pandemic

Originally published by KPNX-TV – March 31, 2020 Distance learning: it’s a term well-known to those who teach for online schools, but it might be a new concept to many parents now taking on a bigger role in their children’s formal education.  The shift comes as schools across Arizona were shut down for the remainder of the academic year to try to stop the spread of coronavirus.   Those […]

For some Louisiana students, virtual school was the norm before COVID-19

Originally published in The Daily Advertiser – March 27, 2020 Every weekday, 16-year-old Logan Voisin logs in to his computer to take geometry, English II and other sophomore-level courses. This isn’t a response to statewide school closures or the novel coronavirus. This is Logan’s norm, and that’s paying off right now. As many students across Louisiana are having […]

Online schools help Magic Valley students during COVID-19 pandemic

Originally aired on KMVT-TV – March 30, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has left some schools in the Magic Valley pondering what’s next for their students as they remain closed until the end of April. But there are students in Idaho who don’t have to worry about falling behind on their academics. Like Daisha Sherman, a […]

Letter: Take online learning one day at a time

Originally published in The Albert Lea Tribune – March 27, 2020 To help prevent the further spread of coronavirus, the way in which our students attend school is changing. I’ve heard a lot of concerns from parents as schools across Minnesota close and move to the unfamiliar world of online classes. This is a different […]

Some Oregon schools face challenges in move to online learning

Originally aired on KPTV – March 27, 2020 As school districts around the state continue to move forward with online learning programs, with schools closed due to COVID-19, there have been bumps in the road and questions along the way. A primary hurdle has been making sure all students have access, and that learning is […]

Virtual learning might be on the horizon for SC schools after COVID-19 pandemic

Originally published in The Index-Journal – March 27, 2020 The ongoing coronavirus pandemic led Gov. Henry McMaster to give an executive order and close all public pre-K-12 schools, initially through March, but on Tuesday, the closures were extended through April. School districts across South Carolina were forced to turn to eLearning and instructional packets to […]

Utah Virtual Academy Holds Drive-Thru Food Pantry

Originally aired on KUTV – March 26, 2020 Amid the coronavirus, helping out others is so important. That’s why Utah Virtual Academy still held their food pantry for families in need. To keep with social distancing, the pantry was turned into a drive-thru. ‘We felt the need to be able to provide for them the […]

Online Schools Donate Cleaning Supplies

Originally aired on KING-TV – March 26, 2020 Hospitals and health agencies across the country are in dire need of supplies. After state testing was cancelled because of the coronavirus, Insight School of Washington and Washington Virtual Academies decided to donate the cleaning supplies they purchased to the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. KING-TV was there […]

Demystifying the Teenage Transition: Four Ways to Support Young Teens

Originally published in Columbus Mom – March 25, 2020 As parents of three children, including two teenagers, we know the challenges that come along with raising future adults. Fluctuating social circles, first-time romances, bullying, and all kinds of outside influences can make this time in their lives full of challenges. The values, morals, and education […]