What does it take to build a successful alternative school that serves students who are underserved by the community? The staff at Crossroads Academy in Uvalde CISD in Texas developed their program around a mission of love, high expectations, and restorative education and have helped some of the district's most at-risk students get back on track and earn their high school diplomas.
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Sometimes, students just need one adult willing to listen to their struggles and concerns—just one knowledgeable teacher willing to offer alternative options that students may not have known were even available. A simple, “What do you need?” or “How can I support you?” can make a powerful difference. Learn how these three schools succeeded in providing credit recovery options to struggling high school students with ingenuity, a listening ear, and a touch of virtual learning.
Let’s take a look at 19 of our incredible partners who are changing the game in the fast-paced world of education when it comes to credit recovery and intervention; practice and state test preparation; flexible, expanded course options to support student achievement; and educators who went above and beyond.
Putting Student Needs First to Build a Foundation for Academic Success: How Little Falls High School Leverages Edmentum Courseware for Credit Recovery and Hybrid Online Learning
Anyone who has lived in a small town knows how strong the ties of community are. Rural communities have so much to offer, but they also face some unique challenges. And especially in recent decades, some of these communities have watched the standby industry dry up or move away; dealt with the consequences of generational poverty; or seen population demographics shift significantly.
After reflecting on many conversations with Edmentum customers who use Exact Path, our K–12 assessment-driven, individualized learning program, we’ve compiled four of those best practices and considerations that you should know to help support your struggling middle and high school students.
With Courseware, you can work with struggling students over winter break to help them master the skills they struggled with in the first semester and possibly earn some extra credit to boost their grades.