Boca Rotan Public Library Offers New Online Resources

| By Gale Staff | The Boca Raton Public Library now offers library cardholders free access to Gale Small Business Builder, an online tool that guides users through the steps and decisions needed to set up and launch a new business, and Career Online High School, providing residents the opportunity to earn an accredited high … Read more

First St. Charles Public Library Student Receives Career Online High School Diploma

On March 3rd, Elizabeth Nitkiewicz was St. Charles Public Library’s first graduate through Career Online High School. The program is nationally accredited and allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career skills. In January of 2017, the St. Charles Public Library began offering qualified residents the opportunity to earn an … Read more

Sulphur Springs Public Library Celebrates First Graduating Class of Career Online High School Students

| By Gale Staff | Sulphur Springs Public Library offers residents a chance to earn an accredited high school diploma and a career certificate in one of ten high-growth, high-demand fields with Career Online High School. Since student success is the program’s top priority, students have access to library staff, an academic coach, certified instructors, and technical … Read more

Library is First in Carolinas to Offer Career Online High School

| By Gale Staff | In 2014, Diamond Wilson dropped out of high school and moved to Charlotte, North Carolina where she has limited prospects for financial stability. When she returned to Columbia in 2017, she knew she needed an education to get ahead. She enrolled in an adult education program, where she soon realized … Read more

Santa Monica Library Graduates Two Career Online High School Students

| By Gale Staff | According to U.S. Census figures, more than 3,300 Santa Monica residents have not completed their high school education. Danny Guevara and Yolanda Mickens are no longer part of this statistic as of late, thanks to Career Online High School being offered at Santa Monica Public Library. Career Online High School, … Read more

Grand County Library District Graduates Career Online High School Class

| By Sydney Fairman | On Saturday, Jan. 26, Grand County Library District celebrated the graduation of five students from the Career Online High School program. Made possible through a grant, the program is offered to Grand County Library District cardholders age 19 and over who have not received their high school diploma or GED. … Read more

Gwinnett County Public Library Awarded $20,000 for Career Online High School

| By Sydney Fairman | During their December meeting, the Jackson EMC Foundation board of directors awarded $20,000 in grants to Gwinnett County Public Library to provide financial assistance for Career Online High School. Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career … Read more

Object Computing Invests in Career Online High School

| By Sydney Fairman | Recently, Object Computing, Inc. (OCI) and the St. Louis County Library announced OCI’s investment of approximately $150,000 to support some of the library’s initiatives, including Career Online High School. Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career … Read more

Public Libraries Help Solve Florida’s Dropout Problem

  To learn more about offering this life-changing program to your community, visit gale.com/diploma.  1 U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates 2 Aud, S., KewalRamani, A., and Frohlich, L. (2011). America’s Youth: Transitions to Adulthood (NCES 2012-026). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. 3 Bureau of Labor … Read more

Citrus County Libraries Honor Career Online High Graduates

| By Sydney Fairman | It’s never too late to get your high school diploma. On Nov. 2, 2018, Citrus County Libraries graduated students from the Career Online High School program. Career Online High School, a nationally accredited program, allows adults the opportunity to earn a high school diploma while gaining career skills. The program … Read more