January 21, 2022

California: The First Class Of LA Public Library’s Online High School Completion Program Earns Diplomas

From MyNewsLA:


Source: LAPL

More than two dozen students who took part in an online high school completion program offered by the Los Angeles Public Library received diplomas Tuesday at a ceremony attended by Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city officials


City Librarian John Szabo said “the library is changing lives in a very big way.” The diplomas allowing the graduates to be “better prepared to find a job, advance in their career or continue their education,” he said.


Career Online High School is operated by Gale, a company that provides educational content to libraries.

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See Also: Los Angeles Public Library’s Official News Release About Graduation

See Also: Gale’s Career Online High School Offers a Fresh Start (and Cheerleaders) (by Lisa Peet, via Library Journal; August 7, 2015)

See Also: LAPL’s Career Online High School Website

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.