More kids are 'telecommuting' to high school, and even grade school
At a mid-August Frazee-Vergas School Board meeting, Superintendent Deron Stender asserted that the district's biggest threat is no longer open enrollment -- it's online education.
Stender said the number of students leaving Frazee's school district for online learning has been growing every year. Now at about a dozen, those students take state funding dollars along with them.
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