Inside Higher Ed says McDonald's Archways to Opportunity program includes "unusual features" Last week, digital media company Inside Higher Ed published an article on McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity program, which it calls an “unusual approach to tuition assistance.” Go to article.
McDonald’s and Career Online High School award 100 high school diplomas. Amid political pressures to raise federal minimum wages and create more US-based jobs, multinational companies like McDonald’s have stepped up to the plate to address an issue that impacts communities everywhere: low high school graduation rates. Go to article.
The Sun Sentinal covers State of Florida's launch of Career Online High School in libraries across the state. View article.
Shevy Conway has worked at the Seneca McDonalds for 15 years. Recently she decided to get her high school diploma, over 25 years after she was scheduled to graduate. McDonalds’ Archways for Opportunity provided tuition support to COHS, and Conway’s boss helped with flexible hours. Now Conway can proudly say she’s got her high school diploma. Watch video.
Feature tracks Walmart’s success upskilling their workforce through Career Online High School. Go to article.
McDonald's helps Dighton woman earn high school diploma. For Dighton resident Gail Philips, 59, life got in the way of earning her high school diploma. “I left school in the 11th grade,” she said....Go to Article...
Online High School Gives Detroit Adult Dropouts Diplomas: Cengage Learning Executive Ron Stefanski left Detroit after his grandmother was slain in her home by a teenage dropout. Twenty-five years later, he’s back—spearheading the Detroit Collective Impact-Pathway to Education & Work. Go to article...
Career Online High School helps Florida residents achieve their career and educational dreams FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – January 3, 2018 – Gale, a Cengage company, today announced that more than 300 adults have graduated from Career Online High School through Florida public libraries since the pilot program launched in 2015. Career Online High School provides qualifying Florida residents the opportunity to earn a free, private, accredited high school diploma. The pr...READ MORE
Career Online High School program provides access to accredited high school diploma and career certificate BOSTON and Mclean, Va., November 13, 2017 — Cengage, an education and technology company, has partnered with Hilton to offer U.S. Team Members the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and career certificates. Offered through Hilton’s employee education assistance program, Career Online High School (COHS) is designed to reengage adults in educat...READ MORE
Career Online High School now offered at five public libraries across the state, in the cities of Dallas, Houston, Frisco, Grapevine and Sulphur Springs Five Texas libraries have partnered with Gale, a leading provider of library resources and a Cengage company, to offer residents the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and career certificate at public libraries across the state. Qualifying Texas adults can enroll in Career Online High School starting today ...READ MORE
Cross-sector partnership bolsters personalized supports for learners to earn secondary credentials, secure in-demand jobs, and progress along learning and career pathways.Boston, MA, July 11, 2017 — Today, Jobs for the Future (JFF), an Appalachian Regional Commission POWER Initiative grantee, and Cengage, an education and technology company, are a... READ MORE
Smart Horizons Career Online Education today announced that the first 100 students have graduated from Career Online High School through Florida public libraries. Career Online High School provides qualifying Florida residents the opportunity to earn a free, private, accredited high school diploma. The program is offered to residents by the State of Florida and is administered by Smart Horizons Career Online Education through a partnership with Gale, a Cengage company. Per the U.S. Census ...READ MORE
Cengage’s Career Online High School will soon be available to workers and students impacted by the changing coal economy in Appalachia, thanks to a grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). The $100,000 competitive grant was awarded to Jobs for the Future (JFF), a national nonprofit that builds educational and economic oppor...READ MORE
Boston, MASS and Bentonville, ARK, January 18, 2017 — Walmart has expanded its partnership with Cengage, an education and technology company, to offer all associates and their benefits-eligible family members the opportunity to earn accredited high school diplomas and career certificates. Offered through Walmart’s Lifelong Learning program, Career Online High School (COHS) is designed to reengage adults in education and is free for Walmart associates and eligible family begin...READ MORE
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Tribal Empowerment program will offer high school completion to build tribal members’ ability to reach educational goals and succeed in the up-and-coming workforce. El Paso, TX, December 19, 2017 — Ysleta del Sur Pueblo, a federally recognized Native American tribe and sove...READ MORE
Center will provide the Smart Horizons Career Online Education program to the mothers of the children they serve in order to build a better career, education, and financial outlook Jack & Jill Children’s Center has announced that they will offer Smart Horizons Career Ed...READ MORE
Thanks to Career Online High School and McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity Education Program, He is Now Pursuing a Post-Secondary Degree in the Food Industry Working at McDonald’s is a family affair for the Wests. Daniel West and his wife are employed at the same restaurant...READ MORE
This Thanksgiving season, we'd like to express our gratitude for... OUR STUDENTS SHCOE students have made a choice to go back to school—many of them against the odds. They balance jobs, families, an education, and more. They have overcome obstacles to take the first step to ...READ MORE
Through the Archways to Opportunity Program, McDonald’s finances and supports competency-based educational pathways, setting the foundation for employee commitment, growth, and success. From high school graduation to college enrollment, McDonald’s Archways to Opportunity pr...READ MORE
Huffington Post interview with College for America cites Walmart’s COHS as an example for other organizations This week, Cengage received mention in a Huffington Post article on “The Coming Shift in Competency-Based Hiring” for its Career Online High School program wi...READ MORE
At the end of his 11th grade year, Gibson Garcon’s grade point average dropped so low he was told not to return. Today, Gibson holds a Master’s in Leadership and State of Florida Teaching Certification and is inspiring students at SHCOE. Gibson recalled the first day of his...READ MORE