Texas district partners with state university for STEM Academy

Friday, August 8, 2014

Seventh- and eighth-grade science-minded students in Arlington district schools will soon be recruited for a chance to earn college credits and land internships.

At Thursday’s school board meeting, Arlington school administrators announced a new partnership with the University of Texas at Arlington that sets up a free, dual-credit academy for students who want to study science, technology, engineering and math.

One hundred students will be recruited in January for the STEM Academy that will open at Martin High School in August 2015.

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