Homeschoolers will find these distance learning programs and home school programs meet tough, public educational standards. Do view the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) site first so you will better understand the reasons for this designation. For some homeschooling families, especially those in the foreign service, accredited educational programs are a must.
Financial Aid Available for Accredited Institutions
When an institution becomes accredited it also becomes eligible to participate (whenever it chooses, and if also qualified) for financial aid student assistance programs. Some of these programs include the Montgomery GI bill, Federal title for student loans and grants, activity for nontraditional education support (DANTES) assistance program for active and reserve military personnel. DEAC accredited institutions allow monthly payment programs as well. Each accredited institution should also be checked for its individual assistance programs.
Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)
This organization accredits programs. It is a good first stop on your way to selecting a DLP for your son or daughter. You will need to sign in and become a site member.
Citizens’ High School
Offers the course structure, experience and support you are looking for! It’s not an equivalency diploma, it’s an actual high school diploma!
Hadley School for the Blind
Accredited program that offers over 90 distance education courses to eligible students completely free of charge.
Humanities and Sciences High School
A rigorous accelerated academic program in world languages, language arts, literature, social studies, mathematics and natural sciences. All courses are taught by highly qualified, certified instructors using shared inquiry, cooperative learning and technology. Instruction takes place in small groups and one to one.
James Madison High School (PCDI)
General or Academic Diploma Program. Choose the Academic Diploma, which offers more advanced levels of study, if you’re planning to continue on to post-high school education. The General program has lots of courses for career-minded students.
Richard Milburn High School
Committed to enabling each student to maximize learning opportunities to achieve success and increase skills in the academic and work experience environment by offering a non-traditional academic, career and life skills program.
New Learning Resources Online
A flexible and hassle free environment for students to earn their high school diplomas. Offers the following track options: Standard High School Diploma, Career High School Diploma, or Credit Advancement/Recovery.