Local Dunn County students prosper through online education

By Jennifer Seversen

he students of Wisconsin Virtual Academy (WIVA), an online public charter school, are now back in session, ready to experience another year of academics through an education program that functions primarily online.

Many families in Wisconsin prefer online education as an avenue for individualized academic success. In June, more than 100 students gathered face-to-face to celebrate their high school graduation in McFarland. Now just a few months later, hundreds of students are returning for the 2016-17 school year.

WIVA educates students in grades K through 12 from all over the state of Wisconsin, among them more than a dozen students in Dunn County.

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