Ford Next Generation Learning

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In Akron's College & Career Academies model, the school district is focused on offering hands-on experiences, rather than test-taking, while partnerships with the business community play a vital role.

Just as vital are the choices given to students. They decide which career area they want to investigate.

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JENNIFER CONN / WKSU

The Akron Public School district is making history this year: it’s transforming the way students are educated.