Sunday, November 7, 2010

For 7-year-old Riley Niksich, online classes provide a challenge

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Riley Niksich is a classroom teacher's nightmare, but in a good way: He's 7 years old, but ready for third-grade work. He loves to ask questions. Lots and lots and lots of questions.

After a year of home schooling, his parents decided that it would be best for Riley – and for his potential teacher and classmates – to find an alternative to a brick-and-mortar school, where he'd either be bored in second grade or one of the youngest kids in a third-grade classroom.

[Read the article via Dallas News]

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