Dropout Prevention & Recovery

Success in Action: Online Credit Recovery Helps Graduation Rates for Special Education Students in One District Soar by 30%

For high school students with special needs, failing a class or receiving an incomplete not only impacts them academically, but emotionally as well. As they watch their classmates move ahead as they fall behind, many experience a sense of isolation and a hit to their self-esteem.

Dropout Prevention: Leveraging Digital Resources for Greater Student Outcomes

For many students, the need to recover only one or two course credits is all that stands between them and graduating from high school. It’s important to monitor student progress in order to recognize the signs that a student may drop out and provide personalized support early enough to be effective. With alternative options and the right support, at-risk students can successfully reach their goal of graduation.

4 Ways Pedagogy Is Critical to Curbing the Dropout Rate

This is the time of year when we celebrate our students and watch them walk across the stage and into the next phase of their lives. Graduating from high school is a milestone that provides an entry into college, career and the next step in life, but unfortunately, there are far too many students who are not making this transition. Every year, over 1.2 million students drop out of high school in the United States. That’s one student every 26 seconds, or 7,000 a day, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

Apex Learning Curriculum Lauded by the National Dropout Prevention Center for "Strong Evidence of Effectiveness"

Press Release — 2017 — Seattle, WA — Apex Learning, known for digital curriculum that makes rigorous, standards-based content accessible to all students, has been recognized by the National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) for having curriculum that demonstrates “Strong Evidence of Effectiveness.” The NDPC created the Model Programs Database, a searchable database of research-based programs to assist schools and other organizations in reviewing proven programs.