Course choice opens high school options | Joanne

“Course choice,” also known as course access, is expanding options for students whose high schools can’t meet all their learning needs, report Liana Loewus and Andrew Ujifusa in Education Week.

Todd Ott, a senior at Prairie High School in Cottonwood, Idaho, is taking a dual-credit course. Photo: Jerome Pollos/Education Week

Parents and students choose pre-approved courses, often taught online, to get a head start on college, career or special interests.

Fifteen states offer course choice in some form, reports the Foundation for Excellence in Education and Evergreen Education.

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