How does Palomar help students complete credits more quickly so they can graduate with their class?

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How does Palomar help students complete credits more quickly so they can graduate with their class?

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As a continuation high school, under state regulations, Palomar is allowed to give credit for 60 hours of instruction during a semester. This enables the average Palomar student to earn a credit every 60 days, and to complete three credits in the same time they would complete two semester-long credits in a comprehensive high school. Palomar classes are still required by the district to cover the same standards and material as the equivalent classes in a comprehensive high school. Palomar teachers are able to accelerate through the material more quickly for many reasons: • The Palomar staff is filled with seasoned teachers with a great deal of experience in instruction and are trained on how to deliver instruction effectively. • The school and the classrooms are small, giving students much more one-on-ne attention, keeping students focused and on task. • Teachers allow students to work ahead as a reward for progress in a course, motivated students do not have to wait for the end of a se

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