Do credit-recovery programs allow for in-depth learning?

09/7/2010 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Students who fail a class have more options than ever to recover credits and some educators in the Pittsburgh area say those credit-recovery options -- such as computer-based programs that districts pay to use -- are crucial to students who fall behind, particularly those who struggle with learning disabilities or health problems. But others are concerned about whether these options lower standards or provide the in-depth learning that is equal to a semester's coursework.

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