STEAM Studio would complement Andover's excellent schools

Friday, August 23, 2013

Thank you Townsman for reporting on our proposed public charter high school. Students would pursue two concentrations: Computing & Digital Arts and Health Sciences, where they take on the roles of professionals working in the field and tackle real-world problems working independently and on project teams.

STEAM Studio would abide by the same laws and rules as district schools, be governed by a public board of trustees and overseen by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Funding would be provided through tax dollars and there are no admissions hurdles or entrance exams. If more students want to attend than there are seats available (450 maximum), a random lottery determines who gets in. Students from other communities can attend if seats are available.

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