COLUMBIA — A typical school day for Brandon Cope, 12, can be started in pajamas. For Brandon, the traditional bell signifying the start of classes is replaced with a computer login. The Cope family kitchen in Joplin serves as the cafeteria, and a break to play LEGOS or his favorite computer game, “Flight Simulator X,” takes the place of recess.
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