Credit Recovery

Virtual Academy set to open at Stethem

TheBayNet.com — 2016 — Waldorf, Maryland — Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) will launch a Virtual Academy (VA) for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to provide face-to-face instruction coupled with online classes.

Edmentum to Acquire Apex Learning, an Industry Leader in Virtual and Hybrid Learning for Middle and High School Students

2021 — "I am thrilled to welcome Apex into the Edmentum family," said Jamie Candee, Edmentum CEO. "As the school year comes to an end and districts evolve into new models of teaching for the fall, so too must Edmentum continue to grow to meet those needs. Pairing Apex's proven, high-quality secondary learning programs with Edmentum's full suite of high-quality, online learning programs creates a rich array of offerings designed specifically for the next generation of learners. Together, in partnership with schools and districts globally, we will move education forward."

CSDE Announces Partnerships with Two Vendors to Deliver Statewide High-Quality Online Curricula and Courses

2021 — CSDE and Apex Learning have partnered to provide teachers and their students in Grades 6-12 with free access to Apex Learning digital curriculum for credit recovery, enrichment, and personal learning specific to grade-level advancement and high school graduation. Apex Learning provides standards-aligned, interactive, and engaging digital curriculum with embedded accessibility tools to support individual student needs (as identified by the district and teachers) around foundational skills, advanced coursework, and more.  

Supporting Credit Recovery Students, Part 3: Assessment and Progress Monitoring

Join us for a new webinar series dedicated to your continued professional learning. We’ll evaluate topics such as the role of social and emotional learning in student success, teaching standards for online learning, and special education student needs. Each topic will be shared in a three-part mini series, and you can attend one, two, or three 30-minute sessions that can count toward a CEU credit. Our first mini series topic will be supporting credit recovery students.

Supporting Credit Recovery Students, Part 2: Instructional Decisions

Join us for a new webinar series dedicated to your continued professional learning. We’ll evaluate topics such as the role of social and emotional learning in student success, teaching standards for online learning, and special education student needs. Each topic will be shared in a three-part mini series, and you can attend one, two, or three 30-minute sessions that can count toward a CEU credit. Our first mini series topic will be supporting credit recovery students.

Supporting Credit Recovery Students, Part 1: Student Mindset

Join us for a new webinar series dedicated to your continued professional learning. We’ll evaluate topics such as the role of social and emotional learning in student success, teaching standards for online learning, and special education student needs. Each topic will be shared in a three-part mini series, and you can attend one, two, or three 30-minute sessions that can count toward a CEU credit. Our first mini series topic will be supporting credit recovery students.

Small District Expands Beyond Credit Recovery to Address Learning Gaps

Before the pandemic, many school districts used online learning primarily in credit recovery programs or alternative schools. Now, educators are finding new ways to utilize digital tools—everything from addressing teacher shortages to providing flexibility and options that students wouldn’t otherwise have to remediating learning gaps rather than having students retake entire courses.

Apex Learning Announces New Board Member

2019 — “We are very excited to welcome Will Ethridge to our Board of Directors,” said Chris Porter, Apex Learning Chief Executive Officer. “His experience and history of success in education are exemplary, and we look forward to his impact as the reach of our world-class digital curriculum expands to help even more students succeed.”

Think Outside the Box: Moving Beyond Credit Recovery

Often, we think of digital courseware as a solution to a single problem; typically credit recovery or alternative education. But the reality is that having courseware opens numerous opportunities. Are you ready to move beyond credit recovery and find unique ways to engage students?

Apex Learning Applauds Bellevue School District Leader Honored for Dedicated Pursuit of Equity

2019 — Apex Learning, a recognized leader in online learning for secondary education, is pleased to congratulate Shomari Jones, the Director of Equity and Graduation Success at Bellevue Public School District in Bellevue, Washington, for his recognition in the Education Week “Leaders To Learn From” report. The annual report spotlights the nation’s most outstanding school district leaders for tackling pressing challenges and driving change in K-12 education.

In Tupelo's PACE classroom, students put themselves back on track

2018 — Away from the traditional setting, students in the PACE classroom move at their own speed to independently work through Apex Learning – a digital curriculum endorsed by the College Board. Richard Trotter, the adult in the room, is more of a facilitator than instructor. Instead of listening to multiple teachers throughout the day, students engage one subject at a time for as many weeks as it takes to finish their eighth-grade course requirements.

Apex Learning Acquires Youth Digital Project-Based Technology Courses

2018 — Apex Learning, a recognized pioneer and innovator in online learning for secondary education, is delighted to announce the acquisition of Youth Digital’s library of project-based technology courses. In courses ranging from coding and design to gaming and animation, students are empowered to go beyond being tech users to become creators. Students use industry-standard tools to complete projects such as developing an iOS or Android app, creating a 3D video game, or designing a fashion collection.

Woodland Public Schools’ TEAM High School offers an alternative for students

Insights Success — 2018 — Woodland Public Schools’ TEAM High School offers an alternative path for students to achieve success in their K-12 education by offering flexible lesson schedules, self-directed lesson plans and personalized teaching in a focused learning environment. TEAM’s students use a computer-based curriculum called Apex Learning to select classes from a full range of core academic subjects and electives.