Massachusetts is about to join a growing virtual-school movement that already has taken hold in many other states, reports the Boston Globe. Virtual public schools could open in Massachusetts as soon as this fall, enabling hundreds of students to take all their classes online. The first such school is poised to open this fall in Greenfield, a small city of rolling pastures in Western Massachusetts. Last week, its School Committee set an enrollment goal of up to 600 students and is seeking a principal to further develop the “Massachusetts Virtual Academy at Greenfield,” which will be open to students statewide...

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