When you’re trying to find the best educational environment for your children, you start to realize how much the issue of school choice matters. And it matters regardless of why you’re looking into alternatives to public school: large class sizes, bullying, the lack of progress in your local school districts, or safety concerns. No matter what your reason is for wanting to seek more hopeful, innovative alternatives, it’s important to know what your state’s stance is on school choice and your tax dollars.
Online schooling offers many positive experiences for your student. They have time to explore hobby and career interests or the option to travel to see family without interrupting their schoolwork. But what do you do when your student is struggling: falling behind, constantly distracted, or generally unmotivated?
Excel High School’s staff has worked with students who jump into their program and find success right away, but we’ve also worked with struggling students who aren’t quite sure how to move forward successfully. Here are some important steps we’ve found to help struggling students find their way in their online curriculum.
Excel High School graduates have completed training certificate courses, attended trade and four year college programs, and pursued careers in the armed forces. Sometimes, you earn your high school diploma, and your path is clear. You know what you want to do, and you do it. Other times, you might need a little help deciding […]
Students at Excel High School have certain requirements they must meet to graduate just like students at traditional brick-and-mortar schools. In a public school setting, students will often attend assemblies discussing these standard requirements, or guidance counselors will visit their classrooms to help them sign up for their required credits.
High school is a steppingstone to college and includes some of the most critical years in a student’s academic career. With careful planning and preparation, your child’s high school career can set them up for success in college and beyond. Academic coaching is just one way that parents can help their teens succeed before graduation. […]
“Depend upon it there comes a time when for every addition of knowledge, you forget something that you knew before. It is of the highest importance, therefore, not to have useless facts elbowing out the useful ones.” – Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Scarlett Memorization has long been a bastion of modern education. Memorize […]
Online learning is a great way for high school students to stay current with their coursework and earn an education without having to physically attend a school. Flexibility and convenience are two major advantages of online schools but keeping up with coursework and meeting deadlines can be a challenge. With the right mindset and plan, […]
We are partnering with 5 colleges and vocational schools across the country to provide students a new option for earning their high school diploma. We’re excited to announce our partnership with the following schools: Miller-Motte College McCann School of Business & Technology Berks Technical Institute South Texas Vocational Institute Platt College Read on to learn […]
Online schools like Excel High School offer students a unique opportunity to learn from anywhere and at their own pace. This unique chance for students to learn in a personalized environment that supports their learning style removes the constraints of a physical classroom. While there are many exciting aspects and benefits to online learning, there […]
COVID-19 brought about a lot of changes to the education world. For students and parents alike, navigating school has become a tedious task. One week, students were allowed back in schools (most only offered a few days per week of in-person instruction), and the next week, students were back in virtual classrooms. Some students excelled, […]