Call them the 3Ms of success – mentoring,
monitoring, motivation – a successful model for a model high school.
Valley Alternative in Hacienda Heights is one of 25 California schools
recently named a Model Continuation High School.
“The schools we are recognizing today have gone the extra mile
to help kids get the education they deserve and need to succeed in life
and careers,” explained State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom
He noted that 69,000 students attended more than 500
continuation schools in the state last year. The state’s top educator
added that the local school was recognized for helping students
struggling to stay in school.
The Hacienda La Puente Unified campus offers a comprehensive program for students woefully short of the credits needed to graduate.
Read more in Rich Irwin’s story VALLEY.