Florida Virtual School Extends Deadline


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Florida Virtual School is extending the deadline for enrolling K-8 students in its full-time attendance option as the 2021-22 school year is expected to begin in a few weeks. Families will now have until August 13 to enroll elementary and secondary school students in full-time online classes through the virtual school. The deadline for registering full-time high school students fell on Friday.

In a press release on Friday, the Florida Virtual School said it continued to receive enrollment applications at an above-average rate compared to what it had seen before the COVID-19 pandemic.

“During the 2021-2022 school year, FLVS saw unprecedented growth in enrollment as many families were exposed to online learning for the first time,” the statement said.

The state’s virtual school is also touting the addition of eight new course offerings, including Environmental Sciences, Cybersecurity Basics, Hospitality and Tourism Introduction, and an Advanced Placement Capstone program. . Parents can enroll students in the part-time option of the virtual school year-round.


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