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How a Baton Rouge charter school plans to enroll students across Louisiana learning from home

Discovery Schools, a Kenner-based charter school network, introduces Discovery Fusion, heralded as Louisiana’s pioneering hybrid charter learning pod. This innovative approach, hosted at Baton Rouge Ochsner Discovery (BROD), blends online education with personalized in-person instruction. Designed to accommodate students from across the state, Fusion aims to enroll up to 280 students initially, with plans to expand from grades five to twelve over time. Patty Glaser, CEO of Discovery Schools, emphasizes Fusion’s appeal, offering the flexibility of virtual schooling coupled with the benefits of face-to-face interaction with teachers. Operating primarily online, Fusion eliminates geographical constraints, attracting students and securing public funding. With dedicated mentor teachers and access to campus facilities, Fusion promises a dynamic educational experience.

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