First, the Albuquerque Journal had this very nice editorial on the issue which explains why the opponents of digital learning are missing the big picture and not asking the right questions when it comes to digital learning.
Secondly, one of my fellow board members at New Mexico Connections Academy, Carlo Lucero, had his own defense of digital learning in today’s paper. Check that out here. The most salient point: New Mexico has historically performed poorly in K-12 education. Shouldn’t we at least allow parents and students to pursue popular and innovative options?