As every school administrator knows, August can bring surprises. There are surprises that are minor and relatively easy to handle: the student who discovers a new passion over the summer and wants to change some courses; or the student whose schedule needs fixing because they’ve been double-booked for the same class period. And then there are those surprises can become full blown emergencies pretty quickly: the teacher who needs time off to handle a health crisis or decides not to honor their contract; or the student whose life is upended by a family move or a new opportunity. In either minor or major situations, we’ve found that online learning can solve unique challenges that arise for schools.
Let me share a few recent cases, both minor and major:
In any of these cases, the relationship with the school was key. The schools wanted to solve the challenges and retain these high achieving students, and we gave them an opportunity to do so, because they trusted that these students would receive a high quality education online.
For a deeper dive, check out these case studies, partner profiles and past blogs:
Brad Rathgeber (he/him/his)