Credit Recovery

Students must recover a failed course in order to graduate.   Lane Tech offers several options for students to recover a credit.  It is the student's responsibility to adhere to registration deadlines and complete all graduation requirements. 

IVS (Online Courses):

Illinois Virtual School (IVS) is an online course offered at Lane Tech during 9th period.  Daily attendance, completion of online assignments and homework are required.  A $75 course fee is must be paid before you begin class.  To maximize opportunities for success in class, parents or guardians are encouraged to monitor student progress and insure that the guidelines listed below are followed.  

Basis for removal from the program:
  • More than 5 days of absence
  • Failure to communicate daily with the online instructor and your mentor
  • Failure to conscientiously work on course content during 9th period
  • Failure to spend at least 5 hours/week online, outside of class, on IVS course work
  • Inappropriate behavior online
  • Violation of IVS Student Code of Conduct, CPS or Lane's Rules and Regulation

How to register:

1. See your Counselor for an IVS Referral Form.

2. See Mr. Hoof, Counselor/IVS Mentor, to register.  

NCLB Evening/Saturday School:

NCLB refers to the federal No Child Left Behind law. The NCLB Evening High School Programs is designed to provide current CPS students with the academic coursework required to earn a high school diploma. Course offerings vary by location and are available in the evenings and on Saturdays to provide flexible options for students wishing to recover credits or resolve schedule conflicts. Taught by highly qualified and certified teachers, the courses cover core content in a variety of subjects including English, science, mathematics, social studies and foreign languages. A $25 course fee must be paid before you begin class.

For a complete list of courses and location check out:

How to register:

1. See your Counselor for a Student Referral Form.

2. Visit a participating NCLB Evening/Saturday school to register.

Lane Tech Summer School: 


CPS Summer School: