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Question: How do online teachers monitor attendance?
Question: I'm starting an online program in about a week, but my English skills are below average. Can I still be successful in an online school setting?
Question: Why do most schools make online students take an introductory course when they start?
Question: What do I do if my child is bullied while participating in online school?
Question: How can I make the transition to online schooling easy for my child?
Question: I was on schedule to graduate this year but due to illnesses both this year and last, I have become about a year-and-a-half worth of credits behind in school. Will I be able to catch up by enrolling in online courses?
Question: What do I do if I'm failing my online class?
Question: What are hybrid courses?
Question: Since my son won't be taking time out for recess, lunch and all the other activities associated with a traditional school day, can I expect his day of online learning to be shorter than a full day at a regular institution?
Question: Can I use my online instructor as a personal or professional reference?