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News in High School Education

We love sharing the latest news in high school education. Whether a student or prospective student, this section will educate you on a variety of topics.

 

Hidden High School Costs – Good Reasons To Consider Attending High School Online

Written by Allison Brenner on Friday, 25 April 2014. Posted in School Life

Hidden High School Costs – Good Reasons To Consider Attending High School Online

Wise shoppers know that the sticker price of a product or service never gives you the costs involved in using or maintaining it. Buying a dress? It may need alterations and dry cleaning. Buying a car? Insurance, oil changes and repairs add up quickly. Now, when it comes to the price of education, coming up with total costs can be trickier.

Why Customizing Your Schedule Will Help You Graduate High School Online

Written by Allison Brenner on Friday, 21 February 2014. Posted in Education

Why Customizing Your Schedule Will Help You Graduate High School Online

The traditional high school schedule has remained the same for the last century. It demands strict adherence to plan, requiring you to get up early five days a week for nine months of a year for a total of thirteen years. Then, once you're up, you have to travel to and from the actual, physical building and move through the classrooms with throngs of other students. While this type of regulated schedule may work great for some students, it's not for everyone. And it doesn't necessarily assure a better education.

Hollywood High: Movie Stereotypes Missing in Online High Schools

Written by Allison Brenner on Thursday, 06 February 2014. Posted in Education

Hollywood High: Movie Stereotypes Missing in Online High Schools

Movies showcasing the lives of high school students are a popular genre in television and films. Featuring beautiful and perfectly dressed students, Hollywood’s depiction is entertaining, but not the most realistic demonstration of what high school is really like for students. For students enrolled in online high schools, these portrayals of students are even more of a stretch. Not every student fits into the stereotypes broadcast on your screen. Here are few more high school myths perpetuated by the film industry.

Taking High School Courses Online? Avoid These Homework Excuses!

Written by Allison Brenner on Friday, 24 January 2014. Posted in Education

Taking High School Courses Online? Avoid These Homework Excuses!

As a kid, the last thing you wanted to do all day after being in school was to come home and do homework. You wanted to play outside, watch television or beat your friends in the latest version of Mario. As you get older, completing homework still isn’t the most fun task and it’s possible you can think of a hundred other things you would rather be doing or, more importantly, things you need to be doing.

New Year’s Resolution: Attend an Accredited High School Online

Written by Allison Brenner on Friday, 03 January 2014. Posted in Education

New Year’s Resolution: Attend an Accredited High School Online

As 2014 appears on your calendar, you are reminded that another year has passed, giving you a chance to reflect on your goals, establish new ones and explore new ways to achieve your ideal future. Ask yourself: What outcomes do you want to see in the year ahead? If you could wave a magic wand over the next 12 months, do you want to break a bad habit, get more fit, be a better friend?

How to Shop for the Right Online High School Programs

Written by Allison Brenner on Friday, 22 November 2013. Posted in Education

How to Shop for the Right Online High School Programs

Are you an astute shopper? If so, before you step inside a store or go online, you have prepared a checklist of the features you want in a certain product. You weigh the pros and cons of the item, decide what aspects of the product are must-haves and compare similar items so you can select one at the best possible price. You aren’t willing to compromise on certain features because, in the long one, it just isn’t worth it.

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