Detroit high school students to try virtual learning

DETROIT – Detroit-area students at high schools run by the Education Achievement Authority of Michigan will have the opportunity to take virtual courses, the Detroit Free Press reports.

The Free Press reports that 600 students will be able to take up to four virtual courses each at Michigan Virtual School.

Students will alternate every other day between taking courses at their high school and taking courses online, according to the Free Press.  

SOURCE: Detroit Free Press, "Some Detroit high schoolers can add Michigan Virtual University online classes," Sept. 12, 2012
FURTHER READING: Mackinac Center for Public Policy, “Virtual Learning in Michigan’s Schools," Jan. 27, 2011