Online program helps at-risk students improve grades

A South Carolina high school is helping struggling students stay on track for graduation with an online program that allows them to make up a portion of a class they have missed or failed. Students use the school's computer lab after school for three hours each day to complete the online programs, which are reviewed and approved by the school's teachers. The program, considered a state model, was implemented during the 2008-09 school year and nearly all students who have enrolled in unit recovery passed their classes.

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