New Tech High On Schedule
Building Remodeling, Teacher Training Under Way
Posted: February 24, 2013 at 5:08 a.m.
Recruitment is ending and plans are progressing for Rogers New Technology High School, a charter school option within the Rogers School District.
At A Glance
Around The State
There are 10 New Tech Network-affiliated schools in Arkansas; eight opened last year. The schools are:
• Arkadelphia High School
• Cross County High School in Cherry Valley
• Dumas New Tech High School
• El Dorado High School
• Highland High School in Hardy
• Hope Academy of Science and Technology
• Lincoln High School New Tech
• Marked Tree High School
• Riverview High School in Searcy
• Van Buren High School
What Is It?
New Tech Network-affiliated schools are built on the idea of using projects in learning. Projects are required to relate to real-world situations and to develop new skills, according to a New Tech rubric. Getting students to do their own research, evaluate their own skills and collect feedback from peers and teachers on their work are also goals within the program.
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