Online Learning Update

July 30, 2010

Online learning high school turns two Lake City students’ lives around

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:01 am

by Stefanni Nolte, SC Now

Alice Peterson, said she knew her daughter was headed down the wrong path. “I might have been in jail and she might have been in the funeral home somewhere,” Peterson said. Instead, the cousins heard about Provost Academy, a free public online high school for South Carolina residents. They meet at Refuge Outreach Ministry in Lake City to take their lessons. “It’s all around the kids’ needs and maybe schools should have been doing that for a long time,” Provost Academy Executive Director Darrell Johnson said. “Our school is very student-centered. It’s all about the kids and success. We don’t allow them to fail, either.” Students spend an average of six hours a day working on their classes.

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