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Pea Ridge Wins Charter School

State Authorizes Manufacturing And Business Academy At Pea Ridge

Posted: January 18, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Congratulations started rolling in after Pea Ridge won approval from the state on Thursday to create a charter school focused on business and manufacturing skills, said Rick Neal, superintendent.

AT A GLANCE

Academy Tracks

The Pea Ridge Business and Manufacturing Academy will be a charter school within the Pea Ridge High School. It will open to juniors and seniors in August 2014. Students will choose one track of study supported by local businesses. The tracks are:

• Advanced welding and metal fabrication

• Health informatics

• Supply chain command/logistics management

• Industrial technician and maintenance

• Sales and communication/broadcasting

Source: Staff Report

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