The nominating institution Arizona State University on the breakthrough:
ASU Prep Digital is Arizona State University’s innovative K-12 digital strategy for impacting learning outcomes at scale. Unique to online learning programs, ASU Prep Digital is deeply integrated with the university. More than 200 pathways into the disciplines offer direct access to university faculty and major-level courses, enabling students to deepen and clarify career interests. By eliminating boundaries between high school and university, we are pulling down silos that determine advancement by age or grade level versus learning readiness. Throughout their K-12 experience, students also become part of a college-going and college-attending community, thus providing familiarity, confidence, and an affordable pathway to pursue a college degree.
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