Education options in the UP: Online School

HANCOCK, Mich. (WLUC) - Like the internet that makes it possible, online learning has many applications. Types of courses vary, as well as the extent that students study online. Some do it full-time, but many use it as a supplement to traditional school. For example, high school senior Libby Rogan at Dollar Bay High School takes Spanish II online.

“I'm taking it because my school only offers one year of foreign language, and the colleges I'm applying to require at least two years,” she said.

Proponents, like Finlandia University officials, say online learning spreads resources across the country and world. The school runs several online classes designed for high school students who don't live near a university. They can dual-enroll in the courses for college credit.

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