Portland Tries to Lure Back Homeschoolers With Online Classes

Portland starting virtual school program – The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram

The city hopes offering the online classes will help it compete with a statewide virtual charter school and give homeschooled students an in-district option. The state’s largest school district hopes to lure homeschoolers back to the fold – and compete with a new statewide virtual charter school – by offering a virtual academic program starting this fall.