Orlando-area Students Find Flexibility with Orange County Virtual School

ORANGE COUNTY, Florida — Learning in a classroom is not for everyone. Both Alyssa Raghu, 16, and Jada Simpson, 16, fall into that category, and both for very different reasons.

  • Teens Alyssa & Jada say traditional classroom not for them

  • More than 18,000 students taking virtual classes with OCPS

  • Virtual school helps them achieve career, education goals

“I wasn’t doing well in standard school,” Simpson said.

The teen couldn’t find her stride in a normal school setting.

“I didn’t work well sitting in a classroom for eight hours a day,” she added.

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