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City High teacher partners with CMU for LEAP Program

City High teacher partners with CMU for LEAP Program

Through a new pilot program called LEAP, City High students learn from CMU faculty and community artists and activists. LEAP, which stands for Leadership, Excellence, Access and Persistence, is a collaboration between Carnegie Mellon's Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, its College of Fine Arts, and City High. The program broadens access to the university's world-class resources in the humanities, social sciences and arts. LEAP grew out of a collaboration between Slate and Mark Barga, a City High social studies teacher. For the past four years the two have co-taught a course on education and democracy that both high school and college students attend.

Read more at:https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2022/february/leap-program.html