American School Expands Online Learning Offerings

LANSING, Ill., Feb. 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American School is proud to announce that two more courses are available in an entirely online format, and students in seven more paper-based courses now have the option of taking their exams online.

Physiology and Health and World Literature join Calculus, Earth Science, Economics, English 4, Geography, Geometry and Pre-Algebra in the American School's growing number of online courses.

Meanwhile, online exams are now available to students taking paper-based versions of Biology (non-lab), Social Civics, Literature 3, American Literature, Classic Adventure Literature, World Literature and Environmental Science. Earlier this year, the American School announced that online exams were available in paper-based versions of Automotive Systems, Planning Your Career, Child Care, Consumer Economics, English 1, Food Study, Keyboarding, Physiology and Health and United States History.

Students, parents and school officials are invited to visit regularly for updates and other important information on all of the American School's online offerings.

The American School, which was founded in Massachusetts in 1897 and has called Chicagoland home for more than a century, is a leader in high school distance education. In its 116-year history, the School has helped more than three million students from across the country and around the world earn accredited high school diplomas. For more information, call 866-260-7221, visit, or write to


Jeff Cox, American School Public Relations Coordinator


The American School offers outstanding value for homeschoolers wishing to earn an accredited high school diploma. Students work at their own pace in the General High School or College Preparatory program, both of which contain 18 units of credit, including electives. The American School also offers individual courses for credit recovery and enrichment through its Independent Study program. Since its founding in 1897, the American School has helped more than 3 million students earn their diplomas.

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