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Benefits of Flexible Scheduling in High School

September 12, 2022
When it comes to what classes high school students take and when most pupils aren’t used to having much choice, each high schooler takes the same classes, often regardless of the need, interest, or skill level of the student. While this may eventually produce a diploma, it can leave many students either overwhelmed or unengaged.  […]

Does High School Prepare Students for the Real World?

September 12, 2022
Some parents wonder; “does school prepare you for the real world?” The concern being that high schools aren’t actually equipping students for life after graduation. As young adults step out into a world that demands versatility and adaptability, many find that their high school experience has left them underprepared for the challenges ahead. This blog […]

How to Beat Back to School Blues: Easing the Transition

August 15, 2022
If you’re feeling some anxiety about the end of summer and going back to school, you’re not alone. Many students feel some dread about getting back in the classroom. The good news is, that this feeling is likely temporary, and you’ll be back into the swing of things in no time! But, if that idea […]

Can I go Back to High School After Dropping Out?

August 15, 2022
It’s never too late to finish high school. Earning your diploma is often the first step towards a successful future and there might be more options for getting there than you think! If you’re 21 years old or younger, you can go back to high school, in-person, and walk across the stage at graduation to […]

Rose Academies’ Video Blog – High School Diploma

August 10, 2022
It can be a struggle to get through high-school: you may find yourself a few credits behind, feel discouraged by the social environment of a traditional high-school, or have other challenges outside of school with work or family; but there are options for graduating, even if you’ve gotten off-track! Earning your diploma can turn your […]

Is Remote Learning Bad?: Effects on High School Students

July 25, 2022
Like it, many students have been forced to become remote learning experts in recent years. Criticisms of remote learning include it being confusing, prone to technical issues, and just downright boring compared to being in a traditional classroom, but many students found upsides as well. Ease of teacher communication, a more self-paced learning environment, and […]

Can High School Students Take College Classes?

July 25, 2022
If you’d like to get ahead on college classes while still in high school, dual enrollment may be right for you. Dual enrollment is when Students take college-level courses while completing requirements for their high school diplomas. This can be a great way to save money, impress college admissions departments, and have greater flexibility later […]

The New SAT Changes: What You Need to Know

June 29, 2022
The SAT is one of the most well-known national standardized tests, with over two million students taking it every year. Recently, the College Board announced that the SAT is undergoing some changes starting in 2024. As students and parents, it’s essential to understand these changes and how they will affect you or your child. The […]

Why are Student-Teacher Ratios Important?

June 24, 2022
There are many factors that determine the quality of education a student will receive from their school. One factor that remains undisputed is the student to teacher ratio. Generally speaking, classes with a smaller number of students and a larger percentage of teachers facilitate better learning environments. So much so, that many states have legislation […]

Should High School Start Later?: Considerations for Students

June 17, 2022
High School students are at a pivotal point in their growth and development, making the need for sleep paramount in their lives. But how might the need for sleep clash with the average school start time? Data shows that later school start times provide adolescents the opportunity to get the sleep they need on school […]