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Category: Metro in the News

Savvy students get credits, save cash for college

Many high-school students say they sign up for college classes to get a taste of college coursework and a jump-start on a degree. It’s not until the end of their high-school careers, after they’ve compiled all of their college credits, that they realize the cost savings. That’s what happened to senior Anna Bower, who accrued...

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Metro Receives National STEM Certification

 READ ARTICLE HERE! STEM CERTIFIED SCHOOLS’ POWERFUL PRACTICES  Metro Early College High School РColumbus, Ohio STEM Indicator: Community, post-secondary, business/industry partners and/or families actively support and are engaged with teachers and students in the STEM program. Metro Early College High School students are afforded multiple and on-going opportunities to demonstrate their learning through performance-based assessments,...

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Metro to Give Head Start

A decade ago, Battelle joined with Ohio State University and a consortium of Franklin County school districts to form Metro Early College High School, a public school offering the intimacy and sense of mission of a private school to Franklin County students passionate about STEM studies ‚ÄĒ science, technology, engineering and math. Now, as student...

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Metro to Offer 5-year Associate Degree High School Program

The area’s first high school focused on science, technology, engineering and math is expanding this fall with a career-tech school designed to give students more options by the time they graduate. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/04/01/New_Metro_school.html

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Metro Partnering With Battelle And Franklin University To Open A New High School

Nearly 10 years ago, Battelle teamed up with the Ohio State University to create Metro Early College High School. The area’s first high school focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, with an early college focus. Now Battelle is partnering with Franklin University to open a new high school this fall. Metro opened in...

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6 Things that Make Metro Great

6 Things that Make Metro Great–And Different From Your Neighborhood High School By Tom Vander Ark on January 15, 2015 Metro Early College High School in Columbus has a lot going for it. It opened in 2006 as a partnership between The Ohio State University and nonprofit science innovator Battelle. The small STEM-focused school had...

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Metro High Experiment: Mixing Chinese with Chemistry

Metro Students mix chinese with chemistry and prove that it is possible to take on any challenge, no matter the size. The idea to mix to the two classes, came from a student, whose purpose was to knock out two classes at the same time. Students find that the experience helped them understand the language...

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Exploring Career Possibilities with your adolescent

The best way to expose your children to career possibilities for the future, is to introduce them to STEM. The mentoring program at Metro High School was a gateway for sixth and seventh graders to get more involved in STEM, by taking a trip to COSI. It is very important to introduce them now while...

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Fledgling school fares well on state graduation exams

Based on the OGT from Metro High School, it is proven that Metro has been living up to it is basic principle: Good enough just isnt good enough. The scores of Metro students are a lot better than the scores of students in other Franklin County schools, as well as in the state. Read More: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2008/07/27/metroscores.ART_ART_07-27-08_B4_EEARU9F.html

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Battelle-run network to boost schools’ effort in science, math

About $13 million has been given to Battelle to help start the  Ohio STEM Learning Network, a netwrok that will launch five STEM based High Schools in different regions of Ohio. Read More: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2008/01/31/STEM_network.ART_ART_01-31-08_B1_C697DT2.html

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