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While Many Schools Struggle with Remote Learning, Yorktown Education Continues to Thrive
Although the pandemic has had an enormous impact on the educational system, Yorktown Education students have not been affected by it.
For many schools across the country, remote learning has presented far more challenges than benefits thus far. Educators were woefully unprepared for the onslaught of obstacles presented by virtual classes.
And even for students fortunate enough to have access to computers, the learning challenges continue to grow. However, one private school in Dallas, Texas, has experienced zero problems with remote education. That’s because Yorktown Education has been utilizing remote learning as an option for students since the private school opened its doors in 2004.
As parents, teachers, and administrators throughout the country continue to look for solutions, Yorktown has seen their students continue to thrive, reaching and even exceeding their educational goals.
When the challenges of COVID-19 arose, Yorktown Education was prepared. Yorktown’s well-established videoconferencing, online schooling program has been available to students for the last 12 years. The school has made online learning available to its students not as a replacement to the classroom experience, but rather an alternative when circumstances require it. Stay at home illness is, of course one reason, as well as unexpected travel with family. And certainly the pandemic is a valid reason.
The important thing to know is that students have the support of online classes to bolster their continued learning experience without missing important assignments then having to catch up. Remote learning has been a cornerstone of the Yorktown Education program and students and teachers love it.
Yorktown Education students enjoy a unique environment of self-discovery and collaborative camaraderie infused with the concept of “Do What You Love” throughout the school. This element of the environment is never lost to the students no matter how they choose to access their classes.
Because Yorktown Education offers students the privilege of progressing at their own pace, not based on their age or grade level, students are ready to move forward in a course of study. Helping students discover what inspires them most puts them on a path that instills a love of learning that goes with them for a lifetime.
Yorktown’s Dual Enrollment Program for students in the 7th through 12th levels is a great way for students to leave high school with college classes completed. Yorktown requires all graduates to have successfully completed classes in our dual enrollment program. This is accredited by SACS/CASI, an accreditation division of AdvancED, which is recognized in all 50 States and over 70 foreign countries.
Your student is able to complete the first 60 hours of college credits in our basic program, so they are college-proven upon graduation, not just college ready. Your student is then ready to be admitted to college with an “advanced position” – college work completed.
For many parents who have had to deal with their own challenges brought about by the pandemic, the added worry of a child’s education can be overwhelming. For Yorktown Education parents, that has not been a concern. They have seen for themselves the value of Yorktown Education and feel confident their child is receiving the finest education possible whether in the remote or the physical classroom.
To find out more, schedule a tour and discover for yourself why parents choose Yorktown Education for their child.