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Screenshot of Tuesday's Virtual Preparatory Academy of West Virginia board meeting.

Few students have enrolled in West Virginia’s two new online charter schools for the fall, although charter officials say they expect the numbers to increase significantly next month.

On Tuesday, Accel Schools official Shannon McElwain said 47 students have enrolled in the Virtual Preparatory Academy of West Virginia. Part of the private international firm Pansophic Learning, Accel is the company that will run the school daily.

Ryan Quinn covers education. He can be reached at 304-348-1254 or Follow @RyanEQuinn on Twitter.

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