Looking to Re-engage Local High School Drop-Outs, South Carolina Public Charter School District Partners with Acceleration Academies

Charleston, SC – August 21, 2018 – Acceleration Academies has partnered with the South Carolina Public Charter School District and will be opening a location in Charleston, SC on September 4. This is Acceleration Academies’ first location in South Carolina, and the seventh location nationwide.

The addition of the Charleston Acceleration Academy to the South Carolina Public Charter Schools portfolio of schools aims to increase district graduate numbers, enrich the local community, and to give every student with in Charleston County a chance to earn a high school diploma tuition-free.

“The Academy’s goal is to make Charleston County a no-dropout community,” says Tom Ducker, Charleston Acceleration Academy Board Member. Over 4,500 high school-aged students in Charleston County are not enrolled in traditional high schools
due to a variety of factors: need to work, lack of transportation or resources, etc. Acceleration Academies’ offers a unique approach to alternative education with a blended learning model, which allows students to work at an accelerated pace with a staff of highly-qualified teachers and wrap-around supports.

Prospective students who are currently eligible for grades 9-12, and under the age of 21, are encouraged to register.

“We encourage businesses, community /church leaders, law enforcement and parents to encourage students to seek our help,” says Nadine Deif, Charleston Acceleration Academy Board Chair. “Our job is to help the youth become high school graduates and find a career path that’s right for them. The individuality of each student is respected and encouraged.”

About Acceleration Academies | You have the potential. We have the tools. This is your opportunity.

See a video of our unique approach and experience here: http://bit.ly/2OZn8NK

Acceleration Academies is an innovative education partner helping young adults overcome real-life challenges to earn their district issued high school diploma tuition-free.

We do this by offering:
● Web-based curriculum and technology
● Individualized learning plans
● Hands-on life and career coaching

For more information, email Acceleration Academies at contact@accelerationacademy.org

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