Life can throw you some interesting curveballs, and when those curveballs come flying at you when you’re young, you’re a lot less likely to be able to handle them with the same poise as you could when you’re an adult. Rather than knocking that ball out of the park, it can knock you flat on your back. One of the unfortunate results of those life surprises is that young people struggling to stay on track end up dropping out of school. Life happens, and the struggles of your youth can still impact you today as an adult.
From keeping track of appointments and records to the looping worries in your brain, if your child is experiencing a chronic illness, you’ve got a lot on your shoulders. With enrollment in online schooling, you can wipe one of those worries away. Online schools provide an opportunity for your chronically ill student to continue working on their academics with increased flexibility and an extended schedule that accommodates their special circumstances.
In spring of 2021, a year after the pandemic affected schooling in the U.S., NWEA (Northwest Evaluation Association) used data from 8 million students and found that reading scores had fallen 3 to 6 percentile points and math scores had fallen 8-12 points. NWEA is a non-profit organization that creates testing and then uses the data from that testing to provide insight to districts, teachers, and other stakeholders so that they can better understand their student’s areas of growth and decline.
You meet with your guidance counselor to talk about your upcoming senior year and your stomach falls through the floor. You don’t have enough credits to graduate. Like many freshman, maybe you didn’t quite grasp the need to pass all of your classes to earn those credits, or maybe life situations occurred that prevented you from giving the past several academic years your best attention. What do you do now?
Whether you’re earning individual credits to get ahead or to graduate on time, online credit recovery classes are a great way to stay focused on your full-time classes while earning extra high school credits in your spare time. If you’re thinking about enrolling in one or more of Excel High School’s individual courses, here are […]
Are you thinking of leaving school before graduation? Or perhaps your child is not doing well in high school, and you’re wondering what to do? We understand. Navigating high school is not always easy for students or parents and can sometimes prove challenging and stressful. You’re not alone in this situation. In fact, each year […]
Excel High School is the Right Choice for Dropout Prevention. Let’s face it; all schools and school districts have a drop out problem. When a student leaves high school before achieving graduation, their opportunities for career success and post-secondary education diminishes significantly. When a student leaves your school without graduating, or transferring to another high […]