High School Learns Through Virtual Education

By Phil Perry  MADISON – Scott High School is serving as a pilot program for Proximity Learning in Boone County, which includes two algebra 1 honors classes. The classes are taught by Kellian Strange, who is a long-term substitute in that position. Proximity Learning Inc. is essentially a virtual staffing company connecting highly qualified...

ECISD Approves Online Courses

By Victor Blanco  ODESSA, TX (KWES) – The Ector County ISD Board of Trustees met for their Tuesday meet where they reviewed academic achievement, worked toward new board goals, and approved a series of online courses for Permian High School and Odessa High School. Trustees voted 6-1 to approve six new online courses through...

ECISD Uses Live Instruction to Fill Teacher Shortage

Proximity Learning is expanding in the district. You’ll recall ECISD… was doing a test run with virtual teachers in two classrooms— at each high school. The school board decided to expand the program within the district adding 6 more classes. Mike Adkins, ecisd spokesman, “we need certified, highly qualified teachers in front of our kids everyday. at this point we have more than 200 teacher vacancies and so to not look for every opportunity...