9th-graders to get early try at campus life


There’s a new experiment to get Prince George’s County, Md. high school students ready for higher education: sending them straight to college, The Washington Post reports. This fall, 100 ninth-graders will attend classes on the campus of Prince George’s Community College in Largo through a public school initiative called the Academy of Health Sciences. They’ll start with typical classes from high school teachers in such subjects as English, biology, math and Chinese.

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