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Promising Practices in Online Learning: Using Online Learning for At-Risk Students and Credit Recovery

Author(s): Butch Gemin, John Watson

Organization(s): iNACOL

Issue(s): Issues in Practice, Commit to Equity, Activate Student Agency

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K-12 online learning is increasing access and equity by making high-quality courses and highly qualified teachers available to students everywhere. As one of six papers in the Promising Practices in Online Learning series, this report seeks to respond to key issues that arise when online learning targets at-risk students and credit recovery. By taking a personalized, student-centered online learning approach, educators can engage at-risk students, opening up new pathways to success. Read this report to review case studies and innovative means to incorporate online learning in credit recovery for at-risk students.