Today’s Q&A reveals some more information about a controversial plan for DeKalb schools to open a new school in August run jointly with the U.S. Marines.
Some say the school’s campus is too small, while others oppose the military’s involvement and fear students will be heavily recruited.
William McHenry, national director for the Marine Corps’ Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps said there’s no military commitment for students who attend the free magnet school.
The program will allow students to take 15 college credit hours during their senior year of high school, he said.
We’ve blogged about this school before, but what do you think of the program now that we have more information?
Following yesterday’s post, would this be considered an innovative school?