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.
Missouri budget cuts could roil virtual school students, parents
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.