Remedial coursework available at no cost to students; webinar May 8
Online remedial coursework will be available at no cost to eligible high school seniors who complete the program during the 2013-14 school year timeframes. This coursework will allow students who have not met South Dakota Board of Regents and South Dakota Technical Institutes* ACT benchmarks for college readiness in math, English, and reading to complete remedial coursework while still in high school.
Students must register through their local school district using the South Dakota Virtual School. Registration for these courses will begin on July 1 and will remain open throughout the 2013-14 school year. Students will be reimbursed for the cost of the coursework upon completion of the program.
An informational webinar about the remedial coursework program and changes for the 2013-14 school year will be held on May 8, at 10 a.m. CDT. Registration is not required for the webinar. Please join as you are able using the following access information:
Meeting Link: https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/stateofsd/join?id=99TNMP&role=attend
Conference Code: 605-773-2533
For more information, contact Erin Larsen, South Dakota Department of Education, at (605) 773-2533.
*Students should consult their specific programís ACT readiness benchmarks at their individual technical institute.