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By Victoria Stephens
THE CHRONICLE 

Springfield school admins want to make students 'real-life ready'

 

October 24, 2019

VICTORIA STEPHENS/THE CHRONICLE

Springfield Public School Superintendent Todd Hamilton spoke at the Springfield City Club luncheon on Oct. 17.

SPRINGFIELD – Springfield Public School District Superintendent Todd Hamilton spoke at last week's Springfield City Club luncheon on how the district is planning for student success.

"What is a life-ready student?," he asked.

The district is focused on producing life-ready students, as only about half of high school students plan to attend college.

When high school students were polled on their plans after graduation, only 30% of the young men foresaw college as their future goal, compared to 70% of the young women. Seventy percent of the young men planned on going immediately into the wo...



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