online learning

Online schooling for Washington’s youngest students is on the rise

BY: - November 20, 2023

If you asked most families with young kids whether they’d do virtual schooling again after the shift to online classes during the pandemic, they’d likely say “never again.” But for Lia Carlile, it’s not a hypothetical — it’s a choice she’s made for her four kids.  Her youngest, 7-year-old Samuel Carlile, met his first-grade classmates […]

The newest form of school discipline: Kicking kids out of class and into virtual learning

BY: - August 7, 2023

It wasn’t the first time Ventrese Curry’s granddaughter had gotten into trouble at school. A seventh grader at a charter school in St. Louis, she had a long history of disrupting her classes and getting into confrontations with teachers. Several times, the school issued a suspension and sent Curry’s granddaughter home. In each instance, the […]