https://www.yahoo.com/news/hybrid-school-wont-away-even-101016597.html From the end of the article; And while new technologies could enrich public education, experts fear districts will use virtual school to cut costs through bigger class sizes and fewer teachers. "The major problem is that online instruction will be used to cut down on the cost of human labor," Hale says. "It looks as though that’s how many districts are using it." So public schools are just another business looking to thin the herd now. Glorious. I've always had a big eye roll at "Teacher Appreciation" anyhow.