Second chance for Detroit HS dropouts - Tech Learning

Second chance for Detroit HS dropouts

Virtual school operator Connections Education is partnering with alternative education provider Ombudsman Educational Services to help Detroit students who have dropped out of high school earn the credits they need to graduate.
Author:
Publish date:

Virtual school operator Connections Education is partnering with alternative education provider Ombudsman Educational Services to help Detroit students who have dropped out of high school earn the credits they need to graduate. The two organizations will operate Fusion Academy of Michigan, an alternative, “blended” school that will combine online learning with face-to-face instruction. The school will have space for 300 students in grades 9-12 during 2011-2012.

For more informatioon, visit www.connectionsacademy.com/michigan.

Featured

Related

Second chance for Detroit HS dropouts

Virtual school operator Connections Education is partnering with alternative education provider Ombudsman Educational Services to help Detroit students who have dropped out of high school earn the credits they need to graduate.

The Folklore of le Detroit

 Interactive bilingual site about the history of Detroit, which originally occupied both the US and Canadian sides of the river. courtesy of netTrekker

What Is Second Life?

One of our teachers recently attended a conference where she heard about something called Second Life that is apparently being used for distance learning. What exactly is Second Life? Second Life is a Web-based virtual world where users can interact with one another. Recently several major colleges

The Best Second Grade

Name: The Best Second Grade Gloria Howard teaches second grade at Walnut Grove Elementary School in Suwanee, Georgia. Mrs. Howard designed this Web site to inform parents of classroom activities and to motivate students to learn while having fun. How to use the site:Mrs. Howard reports that the Web site is an

Surfing Second Life

from Technology & Learning Second Life's unstructured atmosphere and wide-open spaces where student creativity can grow and flourish are two of the reasons Pepperdine University Professor Bill Moseley integrated the program into his curriculum. However, says Moseley (who created the graphic above), the