Families First for Mississippi | “Drop Out Prevention”
Impacting the Whole Family
Tupelo, MS, (4/21/17) -- In an effort to provide a second chance to students who are at risk of dropping out or failing to graduate, Families First for Mississippi offers an option to earn a high school diploma in a flexible and hassle-free environment. This online academic program is customized to meet the specific needs of each student. Whether you want to take a course online or in a classroom setting, Families First for Mississippi can cater to those needs.
As part of Families First for Mississippi, the Family Resource Center of Northeast Mississippi is partnering with Baldwyn School District to bring the New Learning Resources Online high school diploma program to Baldwyn High School. A computer lab will be open each school day except for Fridays from 12:00 noon until 8:00 pm and a facilitator will be available to help the students register and begin the program. The online curriculum is a customized program designed to be flexible and accommodating to the individual needs of the student. Classwork can be completed in the computer lab or anywhere the registered student has an internet connection. Families First for Mississippi offers year round open enrollment so students can get started whenever they like. New Learning Resources Online provides full-credit high school courses which are: Accredited by AdvancED: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and by the Mississippi Department of Education.
Interested students or their parents can call the Family Resource Center of Northeast Mississippi at 662-844-0013 or visit FamiliesFirstforMississippi.org for more information.