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Arizona High School to Offer New STEM Diplomas
We've written recently about the growth of STEM-focused schools, but here's an interesting twist: An Arizona school district recently announced plans to offer two specialized STEM diplomas at a high school.
The Chandler Unified School District, starting next school year, will make available an advanced pathway in the STEM fields at Perry High School in Gilbert. Students can enroll in either the STEM Diploma program or the more rigorous STEM Scholar Diploma program.
The governing board for the Chandler district, south of Phoenix, recently approved the plans for Perry High, according to a story in the East Valley Tribune newspaper.
Both diploma programs would involve students taking additional, as well as more rigorous, STEM coursework than is generally required to graduate.