Many of the same obstacles that exist in traditional bricks and mortar classrooms, are carried over to the virtual or e-learning environment. Given tight budgets and other constraints, virtual learning will have greater appeal to school districts, but it is not a easy fit for many students with special needs. Critical technological, accessibility and curricular issues need to be worked out. While I am a big proponent of technology, I have not yet found the virtual learning world to be a good fit for my son and many of the students I represent. The following blog post is review of some of the current research and issues that pertain to virtual learning.