A new report from a California education advocacy group questions the value of online education and suggests that it benefits for-profit companies that create the courses.
Many of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.
High school graduation rates are hitting record highs in the Bay Area, California and across the nation. But, earning a diploma doesn’t always equal getting an education. An increasing number of students make up courses they’ve failed by taking classes online. They earn credits, but not necessarily knowledge.