Will K-12 ever offer Online Courses for students run by district staff?

I am wondering if in the near future K-12 districts might begin offering online courses?   With online courses, would it be possible to enroll students from out of the district since they would not be in a typical classroom?  Could we offer specialized programs and courses that other districts do not for a fee?  Could online learning be a money generating program larger districts could provide to smaller ones?   Would K-12 students be able to effectively utilize online courses and be responsible enough to handle it?  Is Michigan Virtual School already doing this and so it is pointless to try?  Could we compete with a lower price with MVS for students who may live in the district but are home schooled or have special needs?  Could we work with MVS to provide courses within their network?

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