| By Gale Staff |
Career Online High School is an 18-credit vocation-based high school completion program that allows libraries to offer accredited high school diplomas and entry-level career certificates to adult learners. This innovative program is available at more than 100 public libraries from coast to coast—including the Jacksonville Public Library (JPL) in Florida.
Since its inception in 2015, Florida’s Division of Library and Information Services provides Career Online High School scholarships to individual libraries and library systems, JPL has been involved since the beginning. Over the last three years, 427 potential students have applied to the program at JPL, 171 were awarded scholarships, and 57 have graduated.