Currently, Learn Everywhere legislation has not been introduced in Michigan. However, this page provides students and families with information about available options for earning credit for out-of-classroom learning. While Learn Everywhere allows for program providers to be approved to offer credit-bearing learning opportunities, for the programs listed below, it is the student’s responsibility to submit an application and complete the program requirements.
Student driven initiatives for earning high school credit for out-of-classroom learning:
§101(9) of the State School Aid Act (MCL 388.1701)
State Superintendent may waive required days and hours of student instruction for alternative education programs or other innovative programs. Alternate programs must be approved by the Michigan Department of Education. Types of waiver programs include: 100% on-line waiver program; blended learning seat-time waiver; and on-line learning without a waiver.