Most online classes keep parents and student more accountable for their work and have lessons all planned out. Families basically need to determine their homeschool budget and their goals for homeschooling. Sometimes online classes can be more expensive than other options and sometimes that expense is worth the cost. Parents also need to evaluate whether they want their students sitting in front of a computer screen for several hours a day.
Check out my post for a list of all the options for online classes that I have found.
Homeschool Classes Online