Case Studies
August 09
2018
Preparing Middle School Students for Ninth Grade Success

Reagan Middle School educators sought to improve support for at-risk students who didn’t come to…

Case Studies

05/26/2017

Fullerton Joint Union High School District, CA

Continuing Partnership Expands Learning Options Fullerton Joint UHSD offers online learning to students through the iSierra Online Academy, so they already had the infrastructure in place to offer the new health course online. Since 2010, the district…

11/14/2016

Bell High School, Los Angeles Unified School District, CA

Empowering Teachers to Support Struggling Learners The teachers at Bell High School have embraced Apex Learning as a critical resource to meet the wide range of student needs. The challenge with the traditional one-size-fits-all model of instruction is…

08/31/2016

Cabot Public School District, AR

Serving At-Risk Students The Academic Center of Excellence opened in 2004 with about 30 students, and it now serves 250 students. In 2014, they added an additional program called ACE-North. Students come to ACE for a variety of reasons: they have …

12/09/2015

Beaverton School District, OR

Preparing Students for Success in High School Paul Ottum, Online Learning Specialist for Beaverton School District, recognizes the importance of preparing students for success in high school. "In many cases, students leave school because they aren…

07/20/2015

Darlington County School District, SC

Using Time Effectively With Tutorials Jaime Conner teaches an advanced math course for eighth-grade students wishing to accelerate their learning as they transition to high school. The course covers two years of material (Mathematics 8 and Algebra I)…

07/09/2015

Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, AK

Identifying Barriers to Learning The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District (Mat-Su) is comprised of 45 schools that cover an expansive geographic area. Individual schools span a wide range of urban, suburban, and rural settings. When reviewing the…

01/08/2015

Hartford Public Schools, CT

Identifying the Need for Change Hartford Public Schools serves a diverse student body with a broad range of challenges that could lead to students dropping out of high school. "We have a lot of students who are struggling in the traditional…

12/15/2014

Catoosa County Public Schools, GA

Creating a Pathway to College and Career Like many public school districts, Catoosa County Public Schools serves a number of students who require an alternative to the traditional classroom - either because they are not succeeding in the setting or…

11/13/2014

Highland High School, Antelope Valley Union High School District, CA

Developing the Plan When Steve Ford joined Highland HS as principal, his primary goal was to increase student achievement levels on state assessments and improve graduation rates. During the fall of 2012, approximately 35 percent of 9th graders were…

10/07/2014

Cherokee County School District, GA

Supporting Struggling Students The experience of learning in a traditional classroom is not successful for every student. Some students don't fit the mold of the one-size-fits-all; rather, they grow impatient and suffer academically. Selecting…