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

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…

09/02/2016

North Little Rock School District, AR

The search for a better digital curriculum solution The Academy looked at several digital curriculum providers that would help them effectively address the challenges of their students, overcome its absentee problem, and enable credit recovery.  The…

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 …

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…

08/19/2014

Alternative Learning Center, Oceanside Unified School District, CA

Creating a Pathway to College and Career Located on the campus of Ocean Shores High School (OSHS), the ALC provides students who have been unsuccessful in the traditional classroom with an alternative route to graduation. Some students enroll because…

07/08/2014

County Juvenile Justice System, FL

Keeping Students in the Juvenile Justice System on Track Toward Graduation Ensuring students involved in the juvenile justice system make academic gains and have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful as they transition back to their…

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…

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.…

02/08/2013

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…