Online Learning Helps English Language Learners Excel

Contributor: 
Amanda Cunningham

One of the most significant issues facing public schools in the United States is how to help students who are English Language Learners (ELL)  acquire learning fluency in a language that, until they day they arrived in the United States, they may have never heard.  Today about 10 percent of students in the United States are English Language Learners and they represent the fastest growing segment of the public school popula

Teacher Highlights: Alex Wilson Uses FuelEd’s Credit Recovery Courses through PEAK to Help High Risk Students Graduate

Contributor: 
Amanda Cunningham

During the 2013-2014 school year, St. Louis Public Schools implemented an online program to help the district’s high-risk students complete high school. The district established Virtual Learning Centers within four high schools across the city that had the highest dropout rates.