As virtual schooling options grow, programs mature and offer alternatives for many students


virtual-maineA typical school day for Maggie Mader looks a little different from the kind most people picture.

On a recent Tuesday morning, Maggie, a 16-year-old competitive horseback rider, gets ready for her hour-long biology class. But her classroom is her pink bedroom, where the walls are decorated with trophy ribbons and a shelf over her desk is lined with textbooks and notepads. Pulling on a headset, Maggie boots up her school-issued desktop computer and logs in to Roger Young’s biology...

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