Case Studies
April 20
2017
Giving At-Risk Students the Opportunity to Get Back on Track

The unique student population at Camp Afflerbaugh-Paige, a juvenile probation camp, required an…

Case Studies

03/14/2014

City School District of Albany, NY

Addressing the Challenge Initially, the district launched the intervention program as part of a Saturday Academy for at-risk students in need of recovering credits. Students completed course work using Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses, moving through…

05/08/2013

East Greenbush Central School District, NY

Increasing Graduation Rate Columbia High School, the single high school in the East Greenbush Central School District, increased its graduation rate to 94 percent - a 6 percentage point increase over the previous rate of 88 percent. District leaders…

02/20/2013

St. Mary's County Public Schools, MD

Addressing At-Risk Students Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano initiated a plan to improve student achievement and increase teacher effectiveness. A focal point was to expand the use of technology to help at-risk students graduate from high school.…

02/18/2013

Vacaville School District, CA

Meeting Students' Academic Needs In the Vacaville School District, offering Advanced Placement (AP) courses to students at Buckingham Charter Magnet High School was a natural fit for the school's high standards. Buckingham offered a rigorous…

02/09/2013

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, IN

Providing Academic Choice Providing academic choice is a priority for Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation (EVSC). When Indiana ruled that a computer could be considered a textbook, EVSC saw an opportunity to incorporate digital learning into its…

02/08/2013

Auburn School District, WA

Reengaging Dropouts Too many high school students in the Auburn School District were falling behind. For many, a history of limited academic success had eroded their confidence. Life demands outside of school frequently competed with schoolwork, which…

01/24/2013

Temecula Valley Unified School District, CA

Increasing Academic Rigor Temecula Valley's summer school online credit recovery program had the reputation for being easy. The district needed to increase the rigor of its online curriculum to restore the integrity of its diploma and the…

01/24/2013

Dorchester School District Two, SC

Increasing Graduation Rates Dorchester's primary focus was improving remediation opportunities for students to recover portions of credits or full credits and still graduate on time. After considering several providers, Dorchester's…

01/03/2012

Anchorage, AK

Expanding Access to Advanced Placement Many students attend small schools where AP courses are simply   not available, whether due to small student populations or a lack of qualified teachers. The district had tried using online AP courses to expand…