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Texas Virtual Academy trains students to enter workforce right after high school

Originally appeared in The College Fix – May 7, 2021 At one online Texas institution, high schoolers learn a high-paying trade, while college is optional. Texas Virtual Academy at Hallsville offers a tuition-free online schooling program of Hallsville Independent School District and lets students statewide from grades 3 to 12 attend class wherever there is an internet […]

Teaching kids early about health care jobs

Originally aired by ABC 16 Scranton, PA Pennsylvania has a nursing shortage. “We need more nurses, we need more health care professionals, in general, to step in and fill these roles, we have nurses retiring, we need to get new nurses in, properly train them and get them ready to take over,” said Lauren Ardiff, […]

Trust is a privilege that all Alabama schools need to uphold

Originally published by Yellow Hammer – April 21, 2021 Not every virtual school is the same. The opportunity to lead students is a privilege that all educators and school districts must uphold. We cannot group every school that is maintaining this trust with the bad actors that damage the reputation of all virtual schools. Just […]

Some students thrive in permanent virtual school

Originally aired on CBS Austin – April 23, 2021 Many Central Texas students are eager for a full-return to in-person learning– but not everyone is. Some kids enjoy and even thrive in a virtual setting. Texas Virtual Academy at Hallsville is an online public school open to any Texas student. Two years ago they had […]

The Fauci Effect at Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy

Originally aired on NBC Mid-Michigan – May 5, 2021 Over the past year, Americans have watched doctors, nurses, public health officials and researchers help the country navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. While the events of the pandemic have taken center stage, there is still something going on behind the scenes, which has become known as the […]

Mobile Nursing School Lab offering courses for Colorado students

Originally aired on Fox 21 News Colorado Springs – May 2, 2021 Nursing instructors are hitting the road, bringing school to students. Destinations Career Academy of Colorado shifted gears when schools closed during the pandemic. “It will be fully equipped with hospital beds. It’ll look just like a hospital room or a nursing home room. Students just […]

Registered Nurse and teacher speaks on the nationwide nursing shortage

This story originally aired on WBND – April 30, 2021 Naomi Edwards, Registered Nurse and teacher at the Indiana Digital Learning School, speaks on the nationwide nursing shortage and how high schoolers interested in nursing can receive a free education online. For more information about INDLS, please visit indls.k12.com

LSOA Teacher: It’s time we embrace ‘non-traditional’ learning

Originally published the Denton Record-Chronicle – April 29, 2021 COVID-19 is changing the way many of us view education. And it’s time we embrace a nontraditional approach that gives students the help they need to succeed. For many families, the answer to this comes in the form of online learning. Thousands of students and families […]