In a rural state such as Idaho, access to high quality teachers and resources becomes a barrier for many of Idaho’s students. There are certainly great teachers spread across the state, but not always within accessible distance of some students.

Does online education have the potential to level the playing field for students in rural Idaho to have the same level of access to teachers of all subjects? Could students attending virtual schools receive a quality education that prepares them for whatever path they choose upon graduation?

Sources:

The Hechinger Report: Has New Hampshire found the secret to online education that works?

EdTech: Successful Online Eduction In K-12 Requires Accountability

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