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District plans to expand prep program for more students and subjects - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

October 31, 2014

District plans to expand prep program for more students and subjects

Posted: Monday, December 2, 2013 12:30 am

GALVESTON — Starting next year, more students than ever will be able to participate in Ball High School’s specially designed programs focusing on science, technology, engineering and math.

Thanks to a $4 million magnet grant from the Department of Education, the Galveston Independent School District plans to expand its STEM program to include up to 250 students. The school’s program, known as the Ball Preparatory Academy, now includes 145 students at each grade level.

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