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Why Parents Shouldn't Be Afraid of Virtual High School for Their Kids

Written by James Madison High School on Tuesday, 20 March 2018. Posted in For Parents, Helpful Tips

Why Parents Shouldn't Be Afraid of Virtual High School for Their Kids

Are you the parent of a typical teen who spends hours holed up in his room amid ever-growing mounds of laundry and snack wrappers, playing on the computer? With all the warnings about limiting screen time, you may be wondering if a virtual high school is such a good idea after all. To demonstrate the value of online education, here's a little true-and-false quiz on the myths and facts about remote learning.

How to Detect Signs of Bullying

Written by James Madison High School on Monday, 12 March 2018. Posted in For Parents

Why Online High School Is so Much Fun When You Bring a Friend Along

With between one-quarter and one-third of U.S. children admitting to being bullied, it’s no wonder parents are concerned. Many of these parents are opting to enroll their teen in a virtual high school. Often, young adults who feel alienated among their peers thrive in an online academic environment. But because bullied teens often hesitate to confide in an adult, parents should be on the lookout for indicators in their child’s behavior that something may be wrong. Being schooled in the signs of bullying can help you take steps to intervene.

Dealing with a Bully? Virtual High School Offers Options for Your Child

Written by James Madison High School on Thursday, 15 February 2018. Posted in For Parents

Virtual High School Offers Options for Dealing with Bullying

According to government statistics, “...between 1 in 4 and 1 in 3 U.S. students say they have been bullied at school.” That’s over 10 million students. Most of this bullying takes place on school grounds, whether it’s the cafeteria, the gym, the hallway, the parking lot or even on the school bus. While school administrators and state and local lawmakers are working hard to prevent and stop bullying, if your child is facing emotional or physical battery, an immediate option is to enroll your child in a virtual high school.

3 Facts and 1 Myth of Attending an Online High School

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 07 February 2018. Posted in College Bound, For Parents

3 Facts and 1 Myth of Attending an Online High School

There are a lot of facts and fiction floating around out there about online high schools. What’s true and what’s not when it comes to getting your high school diploma online? We’ve got three facts you need to know and the biggest myth-buster of all. Read on to learn more!

5 Hidden Benefits of Online Homeschooling for High School

Written by James Madison High School on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. Posted in For Parents

5 Hidden Benefits of Online Homeschooling for High School

As a parent, you want the best for your child. You also know that your child is an individual, with his or her own unique learning style. Some young adults, more than others, will benefit from online homeschooling for high school Is your child one of them? Explore some of the hidden benefits of online homeschooling and decide for yourself.

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