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Taking a Holiday Break or Vacation as a VLACS Student

VLACS students have access to their lessons and assignments 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Since every student has unique needs, VLACS does not follow a set schedule of vacation weeks or holiday breaks. VLACS recommends that students inform their instructors when they plan to take off a week or more so that instruct…

Pace Chart Usage Recommendations

VLACS recommends that all students follow a pace chart that students print out and affixing to a notebook, binder, or other handy location. While there are no due dates, VLACS suggests that students record the submission date of each assignment on the pace chart. For specific information about the pace chart for a cou…

Completion Deadlines

VLACS recommends that students submit a minimum of one assignment per week and that they follow a suggested pace chart that meets their needs. VLACS cannot enforce a partner school's completion deadline, but can work with students to achieve a pace. VLACS recommends that partner schools communicate their expectations …

How to Determine the Number of Assignments Per Week

VLACS's flexible model allows students to determine their pace and does not dictate a set number of assignments per week. For a traditional two-semester course that a student wants to complete in a traditional eight or nine month time period, they should plan on completing two to three assignments per week. VLACS stro…

Extended Pace Options

While learning at VLACS offers a lot of flexibility, a consistent pace helps students earn credit in a timely manner. Sometimes, students need to work at a slower pace than what VLACS suggests. In this case, students can work at an extended pace as long as they are submitting 1-2 assignments per week and communicating…

Maintaining Pace

VLACS offers pace charts for all courses for students who want to maintain traditional, accelerated, and customized paces. A traditional pace chart for a 2-semester course designed to take 8-9 months requires 3-4 assignments per week. VLACS offers accelerated pace charts for students who want to finish a traditional c…

How to Read Pacing Tools and Student Grades in Maestro

Learn how to read the pacing tools and student grades sections in the student information system. Follow the directions in the screen cast. See the text version below. 1. Log in from a Guardian Account to the home screen. On the left the guardian can click on their students’ name. In this example, the Guardian can …

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