Virtual academies could disappear across North Carolina schools next year

By: | March 2, 2022

Public school district virtual academies will disappear across North Carolina next year, unless the districts spin up new schools that are exclusively virtual.

That’s because the North Carolina General Assembly authorized public school districts to have virtual academies under more flexible circumstances through only the current school year, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many school districts formed virtual academies as options for students who already are enrolled at a physical school, under the assumption it would only be desired temporarily with no predictable enrollment projections long-term.

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