Batavia School Board to vote on online charter school proposal

Published: Friday, April 5, 2013 6:37 p.m. CDT

BATAVIA - The Batavia School Board at 6 p.m. Tuesday is set to vote on a proposal to create an online charter school.

Virtual Learning Solutions, a nonprofit group, is seeking to create the Illinois Virtual Charter School at Fox River Valley, which would open this fall. The company wants to contract with K12 Inc., a for-profit company, to provide the onlineinstruction.

As proposed, Illinois Virtual Charter School would serve 18 Fox Valley school districts, including District 101.

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