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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

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Protect school choice

Protect school choice

When I put my son Laine on the school bus each day, I didn’t realize he was being driven to a place where he’d be bullied. Then the warning signs began to show: his grades started to slip and he became depressed. We tried several options with various brick-and-mortar schools but none of them helped. Fortunately, we’ve found a perfect solution with online public school.

Since enrolling Laine at Louisiana Virtual Charter Academy, the positive changes I’ve seen in him are incredible. Now that he’s in a bully-free environment he is gaining back his self-confidence and a positive outlook on life. He’s able to focus on his classes and earns all A’s – a great improvement from where he was before. He’s doing so well that he’ll be taking some high school classes this upcoming year while he’s still in eighth grade!

Online school has brought back the happy boy I know. I’m truly thankful for the opportunity to see how excited he is for learning when he’s thriving in the right environment. For parents who are in similar situations, I urge them to consider online school for their child. It’s worked wonders for Laine and can help so many more.

Heather Chaisson

Lockport, LA