There’s a new opportunity for finishing high school as a library helps high school dropouts continue their education.

Library Helps High School Dropouts Continue Their Education

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At the Chattanooga Public Library, high school dropouts can go back to school and get their diplomas.  The library has started the Career Online High School, an internet school that will issue an accredited diploma.  25 scholarships are available to cover the $2000 tuition.

According to Library Director Corinne Hill, “It’s the real deal,  You can go to Harvard with this. The people who have finished the program, 78 percent of them have gone on to get a higher education.”

The students will get a credentialed certificate that shows they have done coursework for certain careers, such as child care, truck driver, or security officer.

Other libraries that offer the online diploma include Los Angeles, Denver, and New Orleans.  There are only about a dozen libraries nationwide that offer the program.

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