County now offers virtual school

Escambia County School System in Brewton has partnered with Odysseyware to provide rigorous digital courses which will enable students to pursue accelerated, competency-based courses while completing their students with career-focused courses.

Homebound and adjudicated students unable to attend school can continue to access coursework and pursue a diploma.

“It's for people who are looking for an alternative,” said Amy Cabaniss, Escambia County Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction. “Students are eligible for all the activities that they would be at school, like field trips. It's for student...