Missouri Options Program Gives Students an Opportunity to get High School Diploma
The Missouri Options Program allows high school students, who have fallen behind in their course credits, an opportunity to graduate with a high school diploma.
The program, previously known as the G.E.D. Options Program, requires students to attend 15 hours of minimum class time to work towards a high school diploma. Additionally, students with jobs must work a minimum of 15 hours and show proof of employment.
Branson High School Principal Chip Arnette says the program allows students to graduate with their peers…
Missouri Options Program Gives Students an Opportunity to get High School Diploma – Michael Greeley
Arnette says the program requires unemployed students to enroll in a vocational or technical school. Although students are taking GED courses, they must pass required courses like their government test. He says there is no fee and many students completing the program continue into college.