A new compromise to keep Wisconsin's public virtual schools open has Appleton Area School District officials relieved but still cautious about the future of their online elementary school, the Post-Crescent of Appleton reports. Wisconsin Connections Academy, Appleton's virtual school for kindergarten through eighth grade, is one of 12 virtual schools enrolling about 3,400 students that faced possible closing after an appeals court ruled in December that the schools violated state laws. But the state Assembly voted 96-1 on March 11 to pass a plan that would change state laws to legalize...

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