Case Studies
May 26
2017
Getting a Jump-Start on High School Readiness

Updated content standards for health education took effect in California in 2016, requiring all…

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…

04/20/2017

Los Angeles County Office of Education, CA

Addressing the Challenge Camp Afflerbaugh-Paige houses male wards ages 13 to 18 serving sentences of 6 to 18 months. The average student at Paige High School is two academic years behind his peers in traditional high schools and requires intensive…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

02/09/2013

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…