Project-based Learning with Local Companies

Real World Opportunities Teach Cleveland Students

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The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s MC2 STEM High School uses a project based curriculum in science, technology, engineering and mathematics to engage students and increase graduation rates. The MC2 STEM High School has partnered with more than 85 local industries and advocacy groups to not only provide financial support, but to help prepare students to work in and for the community. Educators develop a project based learning curriculum to stimulate students which leads to increase graduation rates. Partnerships with companies like Key Bank help develop new opportunities like learning business etiquette and public speaking. Jan Morrison, the president f the Cleveland-based Teaching Institute for Excellence In STEM believes that the future of schools such as MC2 lie in the tight knit relationships with businesses and community partners.

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