A new twist in the debate on learning in online classes

September 27, 2004

Dalgin, a 17-year-old from Sharon, has passed the MCAS, aced three Advanced Placement exams, and earned the 102 credits she needs to graduate, her parents say. The Dalgin family wants Sharon schools to let Rebecca graduate with her class and receive a Sharon High School diploma, but Superintendent Claire Jackson has rejected the idea, because Dalgin has not attended the school since her sophomore year. Now Dalgin and her parents are asking the School Committee to reverse Jackson’s decision.

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