Proven Online and Blended Solutions Enable School Districts to Provide Students Educational Opportunities Beyond Credit Recovery During the Summer
HERNDON, Va., March 18, 2014—Personalized learning solutions provider Fuel Education™ today announced a variety of options for school districts seeking online learning programs for summer school. Based on the company’s experience partnering with more than 2,000 school districts, the Fuel Education (FuelEd) Summer School solution is designed to provide districts the curriculum, technology, and support they need to enable their students take advantage of summer to catch up, get ahead, explore languages, or complete electives.
FuelEd’s Summer School solution provides districts the option to:
• Offer 19 credit recovery courses, more than 150 original credit core courses for middle school and high school students, including electives and world languages;
• Provide summer programs in online or blended environments;
• Use FuelEd’s highly qualified, certified teachers, or have FuelEd train district teachers in the most successful methods of online instruction; or
• Take advantage of the FuelEd Summer School Family Purchase Program, which enables districts to offer courses at no cost to the school or district.
Ephrata Virtual Academy in Pennsylvania uses online summer school programs as another opportunity to personalize learning and empower students. Learn more about their approach in this interview with Daniel Mahlandt, Ephrata Area School District’s Coordinator of Virtual Education, in the online magazine, Learning Outside the Lines.
“With online and blended learning, summer school is becoming an opportunity to provide personalized learning for students who want to recover credit, take advanced courses, focus on an elective, or explore a world language,” said Gregg Levin, General Manager for Fuel Education. “With a broad range of course options, certified instruction, and registration options, we are pleased to help our school district partners re-think summer as another way to meet more of their students’ needs.”
FuelEd partner Lacey Township High School in Ocean County, New Jersey, has implemented online learning through summer school and other programs to boost graduation rates and expand academic offerings. Learn more about Lacey’s programs in this case study.
FuelEd offers a variety of courses for summer school. Students in grades 6–12 can choose from more than 150 original credit courses, such as AP® courses, career-building electives, and world language courses through Middlebury Interactive Languages™. In addition, more than 19 credit recovery courses are designed for grade 9–12 students who did not pass a course initially but learned enough to make a complete repetition of the course unnecessary. Many credit recovery courses include English Language Learner support.
In addition to summer school, Fuel Education solutions enable districts to transform the education experience inside and outside the classroom. The company supports districts with a variety of online and blended programs, ranging from catalog expansion for low-enrollment or hard-to-staff courses, and hospital/homebound education, to full-time school programs, language exposure and learning, alternative education, remediation, and kindergarten readiness, among others.
About Fuel Education
Fuel Education™ partners with school districts to fuel personalized learning and transform the education experience inside and outside the classroom. The company provides innovative solutions for pre-K–12th grade that empower districts to implement successful online and blended learning programs. Its open, easy-to-use Personalized Learning Platform, PEAK™, enables teachers to customize courses using their own content, FuelEd courses and titles, third-party content, and open educational resources. Fuel Education offers the industry’s largest catalog of digital curriculum, certified instruction, professional development, and educational services. FuelEd has helped 2,000 school districts to improve student outcomes and better serve diverse student populations. To learn more, visit getfueled.com and Twitter.
©2014 Fuel Education LLC. All rights reserved. Fuel Education and FuelEd are trademarks of Fuel Education LLC or its affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.