A school without walls that uses technology to bring a K-12 curriculum from private providers online to students across Virginia is the focus of legislation that Gov. Robert F. McDonnell signed into law April 7, reports the News Virginian. The online learning program is part of an education reform package the governor touted during last year’s gubernatorial campaign. The virtual schools law will allow Virginia’s superintendent of public instruction to develop policies for implementation. McDonnell, speaking during the bill’s signing, said the legislation broadens learning opportunities. “A child’s educational opportunities should be determined by her intellect and work ethic, not...

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