Evolution of College & Career Academies of Akron

Transforming Education
Posted on 12/02/2019
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The Akron Public Schools district is making history this year: it’s transforming the way students are educated.

This fall, the district rolled out a College & Career Academies educational model in every high school. Officials say the success of an academies pilot launched at North High School in 2017 gave the district the green light to move forward "wall to wall."

Before learning about the academies model in 2011, Akron Public Schools Superintendent David James said he already knew high school needed to do a better job of preparing kids for the real world. Read more and listen to the audio here >>.

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