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Program/Provider Approval Application

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Alternative Learning

360-725-6229
Rhett Nelson

Online School Programs

Are online courses more than 50 percent of a student's schedule?  If yes, then your program needs approval.  There are three types of online school programs: Single District, Affiliate, and Multi-District.

Single District Programs

  • May use Approved Course Provider courses/teachers and/or district courses/teachers
  • Have a cap on non-resident students at 10 percent
  • Accept applications year-round

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Affiliate Programs

  • Use Approved Course Provider courses and teachers only
  • Do not have a cap on non-resident students
  • Accept applications year-round

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Multi-District Programs

  • May use Approved Course Provider courses/teachers and/or district courses/teachers
  • Do not have a cap on non-resident students
  • Accept applications throughout the month of January

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Course Providers

Open to public schools, private or non-profit entities offering online courses. School districts can contract with approved online courses providers for individual online courses. The application window is yearly throughout the month of January.

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