It seems that CEO Ron Huberman recognizes economical bargains in electronic form as well, not just in flesh and blood humans. Even as he eliminates over 100 veteran mentor-teacher jobs and promotes charters, he finds online one-to-one learning modules for “credit recovery” a real savings, this article in THE journal .
CPS manager of distance learning touted the value of online classes:
\With the CPS Virtual School, we have taken down the bureaucratic barriers to graduation and have ensured that every child has access to a high quality, flexible learning option that meets his or her needs.
Sounds like a final solution to me.