Virtual Schools Are Inferior
Last updated 10/7/2020 at 4:35pm
COVID-19 has made some things obvious. One is that face-to-face instruction is far superior to virtual instruction. That acknowledgement undermines the claims made by tech companies and full-time virtual schools, many of which are run by for-profit organizations, that students learn just as well from home as they do in the classroom. They don’t.
Tech companies and for-profit virtual schools correctly perceived that education is the greatest expenditure in most states and if they could convince some states of their value, they could receive millions in taxpayer dollars. However, that do...