College students aren’t the only ones benefiting from online education; children who are unable to attend traditional classes are also now able to use the available technology to keep up with their studies. Sometimes these reasons may be related to work (child actors still need an education) or a parent’s need to move the family frequently. However, illness keeps an unfortunate number of children home-bound for long stretches of time. This article tells the story of a girl with cancer who had a wonderful experience with an online biology course.

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