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3 ways expanding early college curriculum benefits high-schoolers

October 6, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

High-schoolers can earn far more than college credit through an apprenticeship with the Cherry Creek School District in Colorado — there’s a job while they’re in school, and a potential new career that can follow.

The district’s apprenticeship model sends high-schoolers into its elementary schools, where they work with younger students helping with reading intervention and other areas. As apprentices, students earn an hourly wage, as well as credit toward a teaching degree and training to be a teacher should they choose to do so later.

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