John R. Bouder: Cyber schools give students additional opportunities
December 11, 2013
Alyssa Weaver is a poster child for the benefits of choice in public education. At the age of 12, she was diagnosed with a crippling case of scoliosis which, in decades past, might have brought her education and career aspirations to a screeching halt. But, thanks to the marriage of online education and public charter school, Alyssa, who lives in Western Pennsylvania, had a life-changing option- cyber school.