PCSSD - 5.11 P1 Credit Recovery Through Integrated Learning Systems

5.11 P1 Credit Recovery Through Integrated Learning Systems

Purpose

The computerized-instruction delivery credit recovery program is provided as a way for high school students to recover credit(s) lost due to failure.  The following regulations provide guidelines for the administration of the Credit Recovery Program through the use of Integrated Learning Systems.

Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to recover credit by a computerized instruction delivery program, a student must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be enrolled in grades 9-12
  2. Have been previously enrolled, according to a review of school records, in at least 60 scholastic hours per semester of core course to be recovered.
  3. Be recommended for the Credit Recovery Program by a counselor and the principal.
  4. Have parental permission to re-take the course through a computer delivered instruction program.

Available Courses

  • English I, II, III, IV
  • Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II
  • Algebra III
  • Bridge to Algebra II

Advanced Topics in Mathematics

  • Pre-Calculus
  • Physical Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Civics
  • Economics
  • United States History – American History
  • World History

The following courses will be available starting 2018-2019:

  • Earth Science
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II

General Procedures

The following procedures will apply for credits recovered by computerized instruction:

Students will work independently in the integrated systems and progress at his/her own pace. Each student will be required to complete 60 clock hours in order to be eligible for semester credit. Each student will be required to complete 120 clock hours in order to be eligible for year-long credit.

The Credit Recovery Teachers will monitor students and students will regularly receive face to face assistance from a certified teacher in enrolled course as needed. Teachers will also provide daily office hours.

  1. Students must score a minimum of 60% on the post-test of each module before proceeding to the next module.
  2. A student will attain a passing grade of at least 60% in order to receive credit.
  3. All coursework and semester exams must be completed by the designated date or date set by the Cyber Academy Coordinator.
  4. The total number of credits earned in the integrated learning systems cannot exceed 2 credits per semester.

Awarding and Recording of Credit

The award of credit is subject to District approval.  Credit obtained through credit by recovery will include “CR” designation on the high school transcript for grades 9-12, upon completion of the course(s).

Use of Credit

  1. Credits earned through credit recovery will be used to replace failed grades in required courses only. 
  2. Under no circumstances will students be allowed to enroll in credit recovery to improve GPA by retaking a course that was previously passed.
  3. All grades (passing or failing) will be posted to the student's transcript.
  4. Incomplete coursework will be recorded on the high school transcript as “F” for grades 9-12."

 


Date Adopted:  8/8/17

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