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Brittanie Barker, 16, fell so far behind her studies at McHenry High School that school officials told her she would not be able to graduate on time. Barker decided to participate in a computer-based program know as the Computer-Assisted Learning Academy (CALA) to get back on track. She did so well in the program that she finished her graduation requirements a year in advance. However, school officials are not letting her walk at graduation because of a clause in the paperwork her parents signed to participate in the CALA program. Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com