System orders virtual students back into class

Those not doing their work, falling behind told virtual school is no longer an option

Some parents of students within the Escambia County (Ala.) School system who opted for their children to do virtual learning received a letter within the last week informing them that their child or children is no longer eligible to be a virtual learning student and is required to return to school immediately.

School Superintendent John Knott said the letter was prompted by tracing the students' progress and work through the virtual option and those who were not engaging the program, failing or falling behind would receive the letter. The letter, signed by Knott, District Attendance Administra...