FAQs

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What is the Alternative Learning Center (ALC)?

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The ALC was created for today's 21st Century learner.  Its unique learning environment aims to serve students seeking or requiring opportunities outside the tradtional classroom setting; these variations include multiple learning modalities and flexible schedules as well as independent, online and accelerated learning opportunities.  The ALC also seeks to provide families with community agency support as well as family outreach and education opportunities.

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What can someone going into the ALC expect?

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The ALC utilizes two computer labs.  There are three instructional blocks available between 7:30am and 2:45pm daily.  The center serves students according to individual schedules which best fit their needs.  Using an independent study format, this setting will provide an opportunity to complete high school graduation requirements and for students to receive a high school diploma from their original home school.  Through the interactive nature of the online program, students have the opportunity to participate in a program in which they take ownership of their educational experience, with appropriate mentoring and support.

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Who is eligible to enroll to the ALC?

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We recognize that traditional school systems do not meet the needs of all students.  The ALC is committed to reaching out to students who have not traditionally found success at their home schools and who require a unique and individualized academic program.  Additionally, some students are referred to the ALC by their home school as an intervention or alternative learning opportunity.