The Virginia Department of Education says that each educator in government funded schools over the province will have the option to have virtual classes through its internet learning framework, Virtual Virginia.
The extended access is accessible to all school divisions with no additional cost gratitude to $3.5 million COVID-19 alleviation subsidizing.
“This extension gives extra choices to class divisions that are returning with impediments on in-person guidance and for school divisions that may need to return to separate picking up during the year due to a COVID-19 flare-up,” Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane said. “For the benefit of our schools, I say thanks to Governor Ralph Northam for his initiative in assigning these CARES Act assets for Virtual Virginia so our understudies can keep on picking up during the difficult school year ahead.”
Before the pandemic, the framework concentrated on secondary school courses. Presently, Virtual Virginia incorporates computerized content for grades K-8.
“With the probability of the vast majority of our school divisions offering some adaptation of virtual guidance for the up and coming school year, we needed to use the limit of our foundation to furnish content lined up with the Virginia Standards of Learning in grades K-8,” Lane said. “This development is the first run through Virtual Virginia has offered content underneath the center evaluations.”