Cristo Rey Model Combines Classroom Study with Work Experience

Image courtesy: St. Martin de Porres High School
Image courtesy: St. Martin de Porres High School
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Ohio Governor John Kasich recently praised the Catholic Christo Rey model of education and said he wishes the state could incorporate it as a public school option. So how exactly is Christo Rey different? For one thing, students spend a quarter of their school time working in actual jobs outside the classroom. Their earnings help cover tuition, they get valuable training and they may make contacts for a future career.

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Richard Clark, President, Saint Martin de Porres High School, Cleveland  
Megan Torres, Student, Saint Martin de Porres High School  
Elijah Respress, Student, Saint Martin de Porres High School 

 

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