Wyo. district to use project-based learning to engage students

The Natrona County School District in Wyoming this fall plans to introduce project-based learning in its middle and high schools and enroll students in one of four academies based on their interests. The goal under the Pathways to 2025 initiative is to increase student engagement and graduation rates and for students to graduate with skills, such as analytical thinking, adaptability and self-direction. These skills were identified as needed during a community planning process that included local business leaders.

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