The River Valley Virtual Academy Features Aspects Similar To Traditional Schooling

VAN BUREN (KFSM) -- The River Valley Virtual Academy opens in August and is already drawing in quite a bit of attention from potential students and parents.

The tuition-free online school teaches classroom curriculum with a high-tech spin along with home-schooling features and scheduling that caters to anyone.

"We didn't feel like we were meeting the needs of all students because we saw some families that were providing their own education," Van Buren School District superintendent Harold Jeffcoat said. "We went out and decided we would create this model and it's been overwhelming the amount of support and the amount of positive feedback we have received."

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