It's 7:30 a.m. and 17-year-old Nichole sits down in her grandmother's dining room in Los Angeles to attend high school. But Nichole, whose mother asked that her last name not be used, doesn't sit across the table from a tutor or a family member for her lessons. She sits in front of her computer.
Nichole's homeroom class of 1,400 students in California, Washington State, Oregon and Wisconsin is located on the Internet.
In a world of online social networks and colleges, it should come as no...Full Story