Districts look at academy options

Two school districts are considering whether adding a new, faith-based program would give 40 teens their last chance at graduation.

Clark-Pleasant and Greenwood schools are considering partnering with The Crossing, an alternative program that was started in Elkhart County about 10 years ago. The program is intended to help high school students who have been expelled, or who have discipline problems and aren’t likely to graduate if they stay in traditional classrooms.

Officials from both school districts would select the students they think would benefit the most from the new program.

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