A new way of learning is coming to Cassopolis schools

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In this Aug. 1, 2018, photo, in Hartford, Wis., Cash Miller draws with a scented marker, one of the hot items in the school supplies aisle this year. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)

The kids aren’t in the halls yet, but the Cassopolis Public Schools have been busy.

Superintendent Dr. Angela Piazza says the schools are implementing a new curriculum at the schools. She told ABC 57 that the district is rolling out a New Tech curriculum for grades 4 through 9 when the school year begins on September 4th. The remaining grades will be added next year.

The new curriculum is very hands-on, centered on project-based learning with a lot of community involvement. Eventually, an Early-Middle College Program at Ross Beatty High School will offer students a college degree or career certificate, as well as a fifth year of high school, allowing students to graduate with an associate’s degree. Applications for that program will begin in January.

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