Kanawha plans to offer statewide online school program
By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail
Kanawha County’s public schools superintendent revealed Monday that his school system plans to partner with the state Department of Education to offer an online school option statewide, and the Kanawha Board of Education unanimously approved a job description for a planned new executive director to run the program.
Superintendent Ron Duerring said the state department already has two employees working at the Kanawha central office on the program, and said his school system intends to start the program with about 30 Kanawha high schoolers in the spring, before opening it up statewide and possibly to students in lower grades.
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