Virtual learning could soon be a reality for your child, if it isn't already. That's why one group is analyzing the best way to use technology in classrooms across the state.
The Virginia School Board Association (VSBA) Virtual Learning Task Force held a meeting Tuesday in Charlottesville to review how virtual learning has worked in other states and schools.
Members say virtual learning can be anything from a single online class to entire schools on the web.
Kim Bridges, a task force co-chair, said, "At the end of the day, whether it's a bricks and mortar school or virtual school, the end goal is the same - we want student achievement."
The task force will give a report to the VSBA board of directors with its recommendations on October 4.
Gov. McDonnell announced that his FY 2015/2016 budget will include $183.1 million over the biennium in new support of VA's colleges and universities.