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Spring Semester 2010 CREDIT RECOVERY. W HAT IS C REDIT R ECOVERY ? Online program for DPS high school students designed for helping re-coup credits for.

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1 Spring Semester 2010 CREDIT RECOVERY

2 W HAT IS C REDIT R ECOVERY ? Online program for DPS high school students designed for helping re-coup credits for failing a course It is self-paced It is self-managed Has quizzes, discussions, journals, study sheets all designed to help on unit quizzes and unit tests

3 W HAT DOES IT C OST ??? Each course is $50.00 GEAR UP students can have course fee waived Payment is made to Ms. Trammel our school treasurer and receipt is then given to Credit Recovery teachers for enrollment in course Course fee is forfeited if student fails to complete course per contract agreement

4 S PRING S EMESTER D ATES 2 nd semester (Spring) semester begins January 26, 2010 Semester ends May 21, 2010 Seniors must complete any credit recovery courses by May 1, 2010 for school to certify students for graduation Mid-term date is March 26, 2010 Students must be 50% complete in order to continue in course

5 C REDIT R ECOVERY C ONTRACT : A TTENDANCE Most important information regarding students concerns is…. The time commitment! Students must attend Credit Recovery Monday through Thursday at the beginning of advisory at 1:55pm until 3:30pm Students can opt to stay Monday through Thursday until 4:30pm Students are still required to attend Advisory on Fridays to work on course

6 C REDIT R ECOVERY C ONTRACT : A TTENDANCE C ONT. Students who arrive after 2:05pm will not be permitted and will be considered an absence Attendance will be taken daily Students who exceed 5 unexcused absences will forfeit course payment and will be withdrawn from course and therefore fail it Excused absences are for students who are ill or have appointments scheduled by parents and have called the attendance line to excuse absence

7 A M I PASSING MY COURSE ? Students are expected to pass the course with 70% or better This includes all journal, discussion, and practice items If a quiz or unit test is not passed with an 80% or better they are required to see Credit Recovery Instructors to move forward in course

8 W HAT IF I AM S TRUGGLING ? Tutoring is available with a school teacher licensed in that content area Students who fail a course 3 times will be asked to attend live tutoring Tutoring will be scheduled during Credit Recovery time Mondays through Thursdays from 2:30- 4:30pm if necessary Students must meet during their pre-arranged scheduled tutoring time or it is considered an unexcused absence

9 W HAT IF I FINISH EARLY ? If you complete your course before the term ends… you are done! If you need to take additional Credit Recovery courses you can enroll in them concurrently as long as there is space available in the class

10 A DDITIONAL I NFORMATION Credit Recovery wiki: Look for the link for Credit Recovery Information Credit Recovery instructors: Kari Werder or Veronica Parks-Ramos Moira Coogan (HS Assistant Principal) JoeBob Colvin and Cathy Rowley (school counselors) All addresses can be found on school website at


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