News

01/09/2009
When students fail courses or drop out of school, it isn't good for them or their districts, which are under federal and state mandates to improve test scores and graduation rates. With those mandates and about 1.2 million students dropping out each year ? or one every 26 seconds ? "there is more pressure today than ever to help students stay in school and graduate on time," according to Susan Patrick, president and CEO of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.