Marion County Virtual school continues to grow
This year the Marion County virtual school expanded to 1500 students ranging from those who are doing credit recovery to those who want to take advance placement classes. Marion Virtual Schools franchise manager Carolyn Ayers says she thinks they will continue to grow because they offer quality education.
“I think anyone who examines the curriculum. I have, just a personal aside, had a couple of teachers who’s children took a course online and they were very impressed.”
Ayers says they teach all the courses at the sunshine standard required for high school graduation. But adds virtual school is not for everyone. Ayers says student who are motivated to get through classes very quickly without distractions perform the best.
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