For several decades now, online courses have been a resource for adult continuing education. But virtual schools are also gaining steam in public childhood education, and student transporters best become familiar with how such services can affect their operations.
The Washington Post ran an article today, picked up by MSNBC.com, that tells of an 18-year old high school senior who has never missed a day of school. Stefanie Zaner is known as the Iron Kid of Darnestown, a suburb of Baltimore where Cal Ripken Jr. set the Major League Baseball record for consecutive games played at 2,632.
President Obama proclaimed May 24-May 30 as National Hurricane Preparedness Week. He called upon government agencies, private organizations, media, community groups, schools, and residents of hurricane-prone areas to share information about hurricane preparedness and response to help protect communities and save lives.