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Careers, Competitions, Creativity: New Courses Help Students Explore the Future

By Jaclyn Borowski & Andrew Ujifusa — February 21, 2020 3:16

Superintendent Shari Camhi of the Baldwin, N.Y. district, wants school to be so exciting that students “push their parents out of the way” to get to their high schools in the morning. Her innovation: Creating special academy courses, open to all students, that offer students internships, industry-based experiences, and competitions where students can apply their knowledge. Feb. 19, 2020

Jaclyn Borowski is the visuals editor for Education Week leading video and photo initiatives.
Andrew Ujifusa is an assistant editor who covers national education policy and politics.

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