What are the responsibilities of the school and school system that participates in the ACCESS program?

It is the responsibility of local schools/school systems to provide computers, Internet connections, software, and textbooks required for specific courses. Schools must also develop local policies and provide onsite classroom facilitators to assist students during regular class periods. Other responsibilities include:

  • Monitoring students’ progress
  • Honor points, weighting, and other special considerations may be taken into account at the local level.
  • Following policies regarding enrollment, prerequisites, withdrawals, dropping of classes, student behavior, lab safety, communication, professional development, technology and Internet use, registration, and special needs students (For detailed information, see “Requirements of Participating Schools”)