Brook Elkins is ECA’s Student of the Month for March 2016. Brook is from Columbus,and plans to someday own her own salon/barber shop. Her main goal in life is to find happiness. Brook’s advice to other students is “You’re not doing this for anyone else; you’re doing this for you! Get focused and stay focused.”
Briana Edwards is ECA’s February 2016 Student of the Month. Briana is from Columbus originally, and plans to major in early childhood or elementary education. She would like to teach second grade and her main goal in life is to find happiness. Briana’s advice to other students is “Find a positive motivation.” Briana learned from watching her classmates graduate without her. Instead of giving up, she pushed herself forward to make a better life for herself and for her daughter. She has had to work hard to find creative solutions to real life challenges. Watching her friends graduate was bittersweet but she knows that her turn is next.
The 2014-2015 Report Cards for Dropout Recovery Schools were released recently and ECA received an overall rating of “Meets Standards.” According to the March 29, 2016 article “State Releases Report Cards for Dropout Recovery Schools” in The Hannah Report, out of 93 schools, seven exceeded standards, 46 met standards, and 40 did not meet standards. Schools are measured on Test Passage Rate, Gap Closing, Progress, and Graduation Rates. The rating is a testament to ECA’s continued dedication to providing quality education for all students and creating opportunities for future academic and personal growth.
Click here to read The Hannah Report article
Click here to see ECA’s 2014-2015 Report Card