These tests can cause stress -- not just for students, but also teachers and schools.
Why? Well, to start, these tests have been the measure of academic competence for years. Schools and teachers are recognized when students perform well on these tests. However, consistent assessments help educators continuously improve teaching methods and curricula. Standardized tests also help students plan ahead for the future, perform better, and excel in school.Read More
If you have ever considered earning your high school diploma in a non-traditional setting, you may be curious about what resources are available to help you succeed. At Success VLC, our goal is to provide innovative educational opportunities that set you up for success now and in the future.Read More
It’s a familiar scene. You’re working through a math problem for your high school class when suddenly the age old question pops into your mind:
“When will I ever use any of this in the REAL world?”Read More
While it is our goal to make a high school education available to and attainable by students at risk of not graduating, we also incorporate elements into our graduate requirements thatRead More
Parents, guidance counselors, and every teacher they've ever had won't stop talking about the importance of receiving an education. But, do we ever stop and discuss why education should be a priority for our children?Read More
Recently our entire SuccessVLC staff came to Grand Rapids, MI for a two-day conference focused on professional development.
Why did we prioritize this opportunity for our staff?Read More
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” — Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King Day is not about getting a “day off”Read More
Children of farmers may want to stay on the family farm and eventually take over operations, and in that case, a high school degree may seem pointless. But, a high school degree is important in ensuring that child has options in the future, should they choose…Read More
Expulsion. It's a scary word for students, and probably a scarier one for parents. After all, teens are wired to think in the short-term, not the long term. Expulsion can feel like a death sentence: RIP college plans, We…Read More
Failing to complete high school can have massive life-long consequences. It's been widely reported that only 2 percent of young teen mothers obtain a college degree. While the median income for college graduates has been…Read More
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High school students have more options today than just attending classes in a brick and mortar building.
Advances in technology and easier access to the internet have given students the chance to learn at their own pace. Virtual learning programs not only help students learn in new and innovative ways, but they also give students at risk of not graduating high school a chance to succeed by using a different approach.Read More
The Success Virtual Learning Centers (Success VLC) is a non-traditional education program partnering with public school systems to better serve students. We focus on students who have dropped out or are at risk for not completing high school as well as home school families in need of additional curriculum and college dual enrollment.Read More