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County’s First Virtual Academy Application Deadline Nears

BY MELANIE WADE – Applications for the county’s first virtual academy are now being accepting and the deadline is quickly approaching. In today’s technology filled world, the education experience is rapidly changing. Mena School District Superintendent Benny Weston explained, “In order to reach all learners, we have to do something to benefit them,” said Weston. “We are entering an ‘any ...

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Virtual Academy to Become Reality in Mena District

BY MELANIE WADE – The Arkansas State Board of Education has approved the Polk County Virtual Academy (PCVA) at their monthly meeting held on Thursday, November 9, 2017. A virtual school consists of online classes that can be completed anywhere, as long as the student has internet access and a device to log on with. Lessons can be watched through ...

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