STEM Announcement a ‘Tipping Point’ for Lake View High School

By Patty Wetli | Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Lake View High School announced as STEM school. Credit: Mike Fourcher

It never hurts to have friends in high places, like Lake View High School‘s new BFF, Microsoft.

Announced by CPS as one of five new STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) schools, Lake View’s curriculum will now focus on preparing students for careers in information technology, offering them the opportunity to earn college credit, up to an associate’s degree. Each STEM school is paired with an IT giant; for its partner, Lake View snagged Microsoft, which will provide professional development for Lake View teachers, along with mentoring and internship opportunities for students.

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