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October 4, 2013

City school officials check out state's newer high schools

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A new high school would not only have to meet growth but the 21st century needs of students, the need to attract prospective residents, and recruit industry.

“We have to be prepared for not just building a high school with classrooms but for building a high school to prepare students for the workforce or, for those going to college, prepare them for that curriculum,” Holladay said. “But, it is also part of economic development in Athens and Limestone County. They (prospective residents, businesses and industries) will see that the quality of life here is what they want for their children.”

 

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