Virtual High Schools: Does the Virtual High School Have a Specific Focus?
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Virtual High Schools: Does the Virtual High School Have a Specific Focus?

Statewide virtual high schools typically have a specific focus: core curriculum, accelerated courses and credit recovery are the most common focus areas.

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Does the virtual high school have a specific focus?
Alabama Core curriculum and AP courses
Arizona Core curriculum and AP courses
Arkansas Core curriculum and AP courses
California Core curriculum and AP courses
Colorado Core curriculum, electives and AP courses
Florida Core curriculum, honors programs and AP courses
Georgia Core curriculum and AP courses
Hawaii Supplementary and AP courses
Idaho Remediation, dual credit and AP courses
Illinois Primarily supplemental, some AP courses
Iowa Supplemental courses
Iowa Online AP Academy, run through the University of Iowa, offers AP courses.  Both Iowa Learning Online is funded by the state.  Iowa Online AP is funded by a federal grant.
Kentucky Core curriculum and dual credit offered
Credit recovery
Kentucky Virtual Advanced Placement Academy division of the Kentucky Virtual Schools offers access to a core AP curriculum.
Louisiana Supplemental curriculum, AP courses in European and U.S. History
Maryland Core curriculum, supplemental courses and AP courses
Michigan Core curriculum and AP courses
Mississippi Core curriculum and AP courses
Missouri Core curriculum
New Mexico Core curriculum
North Carolina Core curriculum, honors courses, AP courses and credit recovery. Also, there are dual enrollment opportunities through the Learn and Earn Online program.
North Dakota Core curriculum and AP courses
Oregon College preparatory and AP courses
South Carolina Core curriculum, AP courses and credit recovery
South Dakota Core curriculum and AP courses
Texas Core curriculum, driver education and AP courses
Utah Core curriculum
Virginia Core curriculum and AP
West Virginia Both core and non-core curriculum and AP courses
Wisconsin Core curriculum, credit recovery and AP courses

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