Do online credit-recovery programs offer enough rigor?

11/5/2010 | (Austin)

A growing number of students in Houston and other U.S. districts with high dropout rates are using online credit-recovery courses to make up classes and stay on track for graduation. Many schools see the digital courses as a cost-effective way to help more students graduate, but research is scarce on how much students are learning with the online curriculum; some educators and officials are concerned about the rigor of the courses.

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