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Welcome to C.O.O.L. School!

INNOVATIVE...  FLEXIBLE...  STUDENT-CENTERED...  CHOICES...

The COOL School, which stands for Collaborative Opportunities for Online Learning, is a public, tuition-free independent study program offered through the Rescue Union School District.  The COOL School offers an innovative, 21st century learning experience where students have the opportunity to complete coursework online at home.   All curriculum is aligned to the California state standards.  Students enroll full-time in one of three flexible learning options involving choices of online coursework, face-to-face instruction and traditional independent study.  The blended learning model combines virtual learning with face-to-face instruction and allows students rich socialization experiences.   The certificated teachers for the program are employed by the Rescue Union School District and are highly-qualified as defined by the No Child Left Behind Act.

 FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • Innovative, relevant and personalized learning plans
  • Engaging, self-paced curriculum
  • Flexible to meet the needs of the student and family
  • Rigorous standards-based curriculum
  • Blended learning model offers ample opportunity for social opportunities
  • Student progress is closely monitored by credentialed instructors
  • Allows for differentiation for each student
  • Accessible anytime and anywhere

Information Night

You’re invited to join us for an information night on May 21st to learn about RUSD’s innovative independent study program for students in grades 3-8. You will learn about a public educational alternative for students who desire an opportunity to learn independently. Our program offers a blend of in-class opportunities and online curriculum. Our program also offers differentiation for students who are working above or below their current grade level. Please RSVP to kbrancoli@rescueusd.org to reserve your seat. Click here for full details.
 

Mission

To provide an innovative, rigorous digital learning environment that prepares students for the 21st century and beyond.

News

Executive Summary of LCAP Parent Survey - 2015
To view an executive summary of the results of the LCAP Parent Survey, click here... Continue
Posted by: Sheila Simmons
Published: 5/14/15

RUFT Ratifies Tentative Agreement
On April 9th – 13th, 2015, the Rescue Union teachers voted on the Tentative Agreement signed by the District Negotiation Team and the Rescue Union Federation of Teachers (RUFT) on March 20, 2015.  

The Tentative Agreement was ratifie... Continue
Posted by: Sheila Simmons
Published: 4/15/15

SMARTER BALANCED TESTS & CAASPP INFORMATON...
Beginning April 13th, RUSD students in grades 3-8 will begin taking the Smarter Balanced Assessments through the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) System.  (The actual first day of testing will vary by school ... Continue
Posted by: Sheila Simmons
Published: 4/9/15