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Virginia Noncoms Offer Free High School Online Courses Nationally

WHRO Public Media, comprising 21 school divisions in southeastern Virginia, is offering access to 25 high school online courses free nationwide as the country settles in to a social distance, distance learning new normal.

Related: Noncom TV's Put Education Front and Center

The online courses are available here.

“Our online courses engage a variety of learning methods and can be instructor-led, self-taught, or used in blended learning environments," said Bert Schmidt, CEO of WHRO. "They are fully customizable to meet school districts’ needs across the country."

America's Public Television Stations president Patrick Butler called WHRO a pioneer in distance learning and the offer a "timely gift of well-crafted courses."

John Eggerton
John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.