Area Schools Leaning Away From Virtual Learning

It started out as an alternative to in person classes, but many school districts in the area are finding out that virtual learning is getting failing grades.

Canyon ISD is asking parents to send their children to school. Dr Darryl Flusche says the teachers do best with face to face learning.

Area educators are pointing to the fact that many students are not learning as they should online and that students are not showing up for virtual classes

All students at River Road ISD returned to in person classes this week. River Road school officials also point to poor attendance is a common factor between school districts.

Canyon is still offering virtual learning, but the district says the attendance rate for the learners is around 88 percent and when it comes to high school, nearly half of the virtual students are considered low performers

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