On Track School Partners with StraighterLine to Provide Online College Courses for High School Students
BALTIMORE, MD – StraighterLine announced today that they have partnered with On Track School, a recognized school in the state of California offering a variety of education options for students worldwide. On Track School will work with StraighterLine to provide online college courses that fit into the students' lifestyle and meet their education needs. On Track School’s mission is students achieve academic success while pursuing their personal dreams. With a son who raced motocross, Andrea Leib founded On Track School after realizing that students need an education solution that accelerated their learning based on individual needs. On Track School gives students the tools they need to further their education and while pursuing their athletic goals. On Track School and StraighterLine make ideal partners because they are both focused on meeting the unique educational needs of high school athletes, especially flexible scheduling and affordable access to course materials. This partnership offers those interested in earning college credit while completing high school the opportunity to get a quality education online, conveniently, at a substantially lower cost than most traditional degree programs. Students can take general education courses through StraighterLine online and save up to $15,000 on the cost of their college degree. With StraighterLine’s self-paced online courses, students can move through the material as quickly or slowly as they like. "Students serious about extreme sports have unique scheduling and educational needs. Together with On Track, StraighterLine can give these athletes a path to academic and athletic success," says Burck Smith, CEO of StraighterLine. “Learning is a lifelong process and the partnership with StraigherLine and On Track School will help close the gap between high school graduation and college, making it that much easier to transition into higher education for many of our students," says Andrea Leib M. Ed., Director of On Track School About On Track School On Track School is a leader in customizing education for athletes and students looking for a cutting edge educational journey. By providing a blend of innovative text-based materials and an online platform that connects multiple engaging resources, On Track School gives students everything they need to succeed. In addition, On Track School provides outstanding teacher services from certified learning coaches who are available to the students within a very impressive time frame. As an internationally accredited school, On Track School is looking to grow and bring educational solutions to many students near and far, students who are looking to advance their education no matter where their dreams take them. About StraighterLine StraighterLine has been recognized as a revolutionizing force in education by major news organizations and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for offering students online courses that earn real college credit for just $99 a month. Inside Higher Ed recognized StraighterLine for offering the “...lowest-cost set of credit-bearing courses on the Internet.” And Fast Company named StraighterLine one of the “10 Most Innovative Companies in Education.” In order to facilitate the award of credit, StraighterLine has forged partnerships with leading accredited online colleges and universities for career-focused adults. A student ultimately earns a degree from those institutions but realizes tremendous savings and convenience by starting with StraighterLine. StraighterLine’s courses are evaluated and recommended by the American Council on Education’s College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT), which includes over 2,000 participating colleges and universities. In addition to the institutions with which StraighterLine has a direct relationship, more than 400 other schools are reported to have accepted StraighterLine coursework for transfer credit. StraighterLine helps all high school students who are involved in competitive sports get a quality education online – flexibly, conveniently and affordably. This year, over 20,000 students will choose from more than 60 courses and more than 100 ways to earn college credit in Business, Technology, Sciences, Humanities, English, Math, and Language. StraighterLine’s customized degree plans show students how they can get their dream degrees in today’s fastest growing, most desirable fields, including Business, Psychology, Education/Teaching, Healthcare, Nursing, Criminal Justice and Engineering. For information, visit www.straighterline.com or call 1-877-str8erline (1-877-787-8375).