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MCPS, Montgomery College Partner to Support College Readiness

A new program will work with black, Hispanic, low-income and first-generation college students at eight high schools in Montgomery County, including John F. Kennedy and Wheaton.

Hundreds of Montgomery County students from groups that are underrepresented in higher education—including African-American, Hispanic, low-income and students whose parents didn’t go to college—will receive extra attention next year to encourage college readiness.

Montgomery County Public Schools partnered with Montgomery College and the Universities at Shady Grove to create Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES), a program that will launch at Montgomery Blair, Albert Einstein, Gaithersburg, John F. Kennedy, route: {:controller=>"listings", :action=>"show", :id=>"john-f-kennedy-high-school-5"} -->, , Rockville, Watkins Mill and

Barbara Marchwicki, RN, MS September 18, 2012 at 03:32 PM
This is great news! With students getting support starting in grade nine the ones interested in a healthcare career should be able to meet the qualifications for entry into the Medical Careers Program as juniors and seniors. Thank you everyone working with our students! Barbara Marchwicki, RN, MS Medical Careers Academy Leader John F. Kennedy High School

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