Behind the Headline: Virtual School in Shopping Mall Helps Alexandria Students Graduate
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Virtual School in Shopping Mall Helps Alexandria Students Graduate
Washington Post| 6/15/13
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Getting At-Risk Teens to Graduation
Education Next |Fall 2011
In Alexandria, Virginia, the school district has opened a satellite high school campus with a flexible, online curriculum in a shopping mall in an effort to help students with complicated lives and boost the district’s graduation rate. In the Fall 2011 issue of Ed Next, June Kronholz wrote about some alternative schools for students at risk of dropping out — Performance Learning Centers, which feature hybrid instruction that combines online learning with teacher-led classrooms.