Have you ever sat in class, bored to tears because the pace of the lessons is too slow?
Have you ever had to choose between going to class and going to work to earn money to support your family?
Have you ever had to miss class to pursue your passions, whether it be competitive sports, theater and the arts, or volunteer work?
If you said "yes" to any of the questions above, online high school may be the right choice as you consider your options for getting your diploma.
Earning a high school diploma online has emerged as a valuable education choice for many Colorado students and their families seeking an alternative to the traditional high school setting, whether because a need for more challenging classes, family circumstances or the need for flexibility. For many students, virtual high schools have meant the difference between giving up on school altogether and earning a high school diploma.
If you're just beginning to explore the option of going to high school online, there are three primary benefits you should know about:
These benefits make online education a smart choice for many Colorado high school students, particularly those:
"In a traditional school, time is fixed and learning is variable," says Audie Rubin, Executive Director of Provost Academy (www.co.provostacademy.com), a state-authorized public virtual high school that is free of charge to residents of Colorado. "The flexible, web-based curriculum offered through online education has flipped this dated approach, making learning fixed and time variable to meet the specific learning needs of each student."