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Story from NCCU Associate Dean M. LaVerne Reid

I am truly energized by the structure and approach to academics I have observed at Hillside New Tech High School. The project based learning approach served to provide more than just a mastery of academic material. The outcome of this approach is that students become better citizens from the collaborative approach to learning and to the endurance skills required for the completion of projects. They learn the art of negotiation and compromise as they assess their skill sets and those of their colleagues. Both oral and written communication skills are advanced in this learning approach as each student is required to make multiple presentations in all types of venues. Above all, the setting is most conducive to learning.

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Parent Amy P.'s story

We, like many Durham parents, were concerned about sending our children to a Durham Public School. However, we have been pleasantly surprised. I do not have one bad thing to say about our experience with the school that our children attend [Forest View]. They are thriving both educationally and socially.

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