For so many adults who never finished high school, their biggest hurdle to earning a diploma or equivalent certification is the lack disposable funds. For others, it is finding a complete education solution while struggling to meet their basic life needs! Franklin Virtual High School, an online school specializing in high school level education to students of all ages, can provide the education solution and the financial resources solution with E.A.R.N. (Education Assistant Resources Network), a nonprofit organization established to assist these specific needs.
Tallahassee, FL—In an effort to “get America back to work,” David Hooser, chief administrative officer of Franklin Virtual High School has just announced their association with E.A.R.N., a 501c3, that will make completing a high school education available to those in this society without the resources do to so. “Adult students today are basically broke,” said Hooser, and many teens are experiencing life challenging circumstances that keep them from taking advantage of traditional school options. He stressed that through E.A.R.N. students will have tuition for alternative learning options though which they can meet their educational goals.
“In order to qualify for E.A.R.N., students will be asked to submit a scholarship application and a written essay about what it means to them to earn their GED or high school diploma,” stated Hooser, who encourages tax-deductible donations to the 501c3 from “those who want to help change the economic outlook for such students and their communities.”
“We offer a full slate of high school coursework online,” said Franklin’s Dean of Curriculum, Janeen Scaringelli, who added that, “this is ideal for working adults whose time is usually crammed with one or two low-paying jobs, raising children, etc.; they can complete Franklinprograms with unlimited monthly access at their own pace, in their own time, as long as they have an Internet connection.” She also stressed that their curriculum includes options such as traditional diploma, Fast Track, preparation for GED and other state equivalency exams, as well as SAT/ACT prep. “Our teachers are fully certified to develop and/or deliver our easy-to-follow interactive and video-streaming learning format.” The school is SACS accredited, has an A+ BBB rating and offers a variety of satisfaction or money back guarantees so students will rest assured they’ve made a solid choice.
“There is little as important in these difficult economic times as helping adults gain better employment and getting the country back on its feet,” noted Hooser, “which is exactly why we founded E.A.R.N.. We are convinced there are thousands of Americans who would contribute tax-deductible dollars to such an effort and breathe a sign of relief that times are changing for the better.”
Visit Franklin Virtual High School to learn more about the school, or call (888) 990-3847. Franklin also has a Facebook page and is active on Twitter.
ABOUT: Franklin Virtual High School (FVHS) caters to teens and adults seeking to fulfill high school education requirements or equivalency as full- or part-time students. The school, which was founded in 2009 to offer 100 percent online education, is accredited by Advanc-Ed (http://www.Advanc-Ed.org), parent organization for SACS, NCA, and NWAC, and BBB A+ rated. As a private enterprise, FVHS is a tuition-based educational institution that does not compete with public or charter schools for government funds. FVHS students are seeking to achieve a variety of goals, from career advancement to continuing their education, whether at trade/vocational schools, private schools and community colleges, or at major universities.
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