SEATTLE, Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Apex Learning, the leading provider of blended and virtual learning solutions to the nation's schools, has been granted program approval for more than 120 courses by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Since 2008, Apex Learning has frequently been selected as the provider of online courses by schools and districts that want to ensure their student-athletes meet NCAA initial-eligibility requirements to compete in college.
"We often hear questions from our district partners about whether online courses meet the NCAA initial-eligibility requirements," said Cheryl Vedoe, CEO of Apex Learning. "It is a priority for us to ensure our distance learning program (through the Apex Learning Virtual School) and our online courses are approved by NCAA."
Schools that implement Apex Learning online courses may apply to the NCAA Eligibility Center to receive approval for their programs.
For a full list of the approved Apex Learning courses, visit the NCAA website and enter Apex Learning as the school name: https://web1.ncaa.org/hsportal/exec/hsAction?hsActionSubmit=searchHighSchool.
About Apex Learning
Nearly two decades ago Apex Learning emerged as a leader in digital learning for secondary education, developing online Advanced Placement courses to provide students who would otherwise not have access the opportunity to take rigorous, college-level courses. Recognizing the challenges schools face in meeting the needs of every student — from those struggling to stay on track for graduation to those capable of accelerating their learning — the company continues to develop innovative, digital learning solutions to support teachers and provide every student with the opportunity to excel beyond his or her expectations.
Today Apex Learning offers a comprehensive catalog of rigorous, standards-based online courses that meet high school graduation requirements. Apex Learning Comprehensive Courses are used by schools nationwide for both initial credit and credit recovery. The company's latest digital learning solution —Tutorials — are a key component of effective blended learning, providing classroom teachers with the critical resources they need to meet the needs of all students including preparation for high stakes assessments, targeted intervention and just-in-time remediation and enhanced instruction for all students.
Apex Learning, headquartered in Seattle, is accredited by the Northwest Accreditation Commission and its courses are approved for National Collegiate Athletic Association eligibility. For more information, visit www.apexlearning.com or call 1.800.453.1454.
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