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Virtual school may be offered in Ellsworth in future

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Could there someday be students attending Ellsworth schools who never set foot in any of the district's buildings?

This was just one of the issues pondered when the possibility of offering a virtual school in the future was presented to the local school board Monday. Superintendent Barry Cain said school officials aren't ready yet to make a recommendation, but the prospect is worth considering.

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"We might be able to reach some people we may not be reaching now," Cain said.

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Bill Kirk
Bill Kirk has been editor at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth, Wisconsin, since 1988. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He previously worked in the media distribution department at the University of Minnesota's Minneapolis campus and is past editor of The Tri-County News in Osseo, Wisconsin.
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