Black Canyon High School will open this fall to help students graduate and receive local job training. The new alternative high school will serve students from freshman through senior year, unlike Vista Charter School the other alternative school in the area that requires students to be at least 16 years old to enroll.
The school is looking to have 80 students in its first year.
While alternative high school's aim to adapt education to students that need different kinds of assistance, these kinds of schools can sometimes end up being treated as a disciplinary program.
But Board President Sarah Fishering told Staff Writer Anna Lynn Winfrey that the new school will help students not slip through the cracks. Read Winfrey's full article here.
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