Seattlepi.com reports that in Washington, a new virtual high school named the “Insight School of Washington,” will be the first in the state to allow students to obtain a high school degree without ever having to attend a brick-and-mortar school for any part of their education. The group behind the Insight School–businessmen, politicians, and educators–touted it as an alternative possibility for those students who need flexibility, are prone to struggling in traditional schools, or who live in remote areas. Former Gov. Gary Locke said that online courses also have the promise of luring back hundreds of students who drop out during the year…