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ERIC Number: ED557729
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Pages: 25
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 7
Evaluating the Online Pathway to Graduation Program. Evaluation Brief
Zhao, Huafang; McGaughey, Trisha A.
Montgomery County Public Schools
This brief describes an evaluation of the "Online Pathway to Graduation" (OPTG) program in Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) during the 2012-2013 school year. The OPTG program provides students who participate in an alternative learning opportunity to earn course credits and graduate from high school. The purposes of the evaluation are: (1) to examine the staff and student experiences in the program; and (2) to assess whether the program helped student participants earn or recover credits necessary for high school graduation. The report provides major findings and recommendations. The following are appended: (1) Background for Online Pathway to Graduation (OPTG) program in Montgomery County Public Schools; (2) Literature Review; and (3) Additional Tables.
Montgomery County Public Schools. 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD 20850. Tel: 301-309-6277; Web site:
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Office of Shared Accountability
Identifiers - Location: Maryland