Strong finish: School officials plan changes to program

More teachers will work with students enrolled in Franklin’s online alternative program next school year, and the high school is capping the number of people who can enroll.

In March, about 350 people in Johnson County were enrolled in the school’s Finish Strong program, which let them earn their high school diploma by completing online courses.

More than 150 people have graduated from Finish Strong. But the hundreds of students enrolled made it difficult for director and teacher Leighton and Sheila Turner to keep track of people who weren’t following the program’s schedule and who were again at risk for not earning their diploma.

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