My classmate, the robot: NY pupil attends school remotely

Washington Post via the Associated Press

By Carolyn Thompson | February 15, 2013

The Verizon Foundation Provides 15 VGos to US Classrooms

Treatments for a brain tumor kept Paris Luckowski out of his fourth grade classroom for much of last spring. Yet the Newark, N.J., student was able to keep pace -- and even socialize -- with his St. Philip’s Academy classmates during school.

Verizon Promotes Robotic Telepresence by VGo in National Ad

If you watched this year's NFL football play-offs or the Golden Globes award ceremony, you may have seen Verizon's "powerful answers" ad about how VGo and Verizon have teamed up to enable children with special health needs to attend school.

Northeast Arkansas Student Goes to School Via Robot

By: CNN | Updated: May 17, 2012

A sixth grader in Northeast Arkansas is getting to fulfill a dream of going to school.

Zachary Thomason has a rare illness that makes even breathing a challenge.

But now, a robot bought by the Paragould School District will let him sit in class like other students.