Brightway without Walls is our online life-skills education program. In partnership with the Jefferson County Educational Service Center, students in grades K-12 have access to life-skills courses through the Virtual Learning Academy (VLA). Nine-unit courses are available. The e-course content can be used by any student. The Virtual Learning Academy offers 250 courses that are fully aligned to Ohio's Academic Content Standards, which are rooted in the National Academic Content Standards. For information on courses through the VLA, please complete the form below and we will get back with you.