Board finalists chosen for cyber school

Thursday, May 9, 2013

GREENFIELD — Seven finalists for the town’s next generation cyber school board of trustees include a former school committee chairman and a former town councilor. The board would autonomously run the 3-year-old Mass. Virtual Academy when it transitions into a state-authorized independent virtual school, presumably starting July 1. Those chosen include four Greenfield residents: former School Committee Chairman David Lanoie, former Town Councilor Christopher Joseph, founder Michael Phillips, and … 0

Students without virtual school

Thursday, March 7, 2013

GREENFIELD — Speaking with wavering voices, families of seven Massachusetts Virtual Academy students pleaded with members of the Greenfield School Committee to reconsider their decision to not host a cyber school again next fall. With some driving as long as two hours to attend Thursday night’s innovation subcommittee meeting, they all brought the same message: without the option to continue sending their students … 0