Discussion / Forum

How will the new law impact your school district?

In January 2013, Governor Deval Patrick signed the Commonwealth Virtual Schools Law launching a new chapter in online learning in Massachusetts. Some school districts see this as an opportunity to create or expand online and blended programs, while other districts are threatened by the impact that an additional school choice option will have on budgets, programs, and staff.  How will the new law impact your school district?  Has your district prepared a strategic plan to address the new law?