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Fort Bend ISD to launch Early College High School and Pathways in Technology programs for the 2019-20 school year (2/12/2019)

All current FBISD 8th graders eligible to apply, applications now accepted

 

FORT BEND ISD (February 12, 2019) – Following Board approval in January, Fort Bend ISD is excited to launch three new programs for the 2019-20 school year. Early College High School and Pathways in Technology Early College High School (P-TECH) programs will provide students with opportunities to earn college credit, an associate degree, a two-year postsecondary certificate or industry certification – all while earning their high school diploma.

 

ECHS Program Information

The ECHS programs are open to all current FBISD 8th grade students, who can commit to completing a four-year program, beginning their freshman year of high school through their senior year. The three ECHS programs to which students may apply include:

  • Early College High School at Marshall High School that features coursework applicable to any degree program
  • Pathways in Technology (PTECH) Early College High School at Hightower High School - Health Science that features coursework focused on specific health science degree plans
  • Pathways in Technology (PTECH) Early College High School at Willowridge High School - Computer Programming that features coursework focused on specific computer programming degree plans

 

Application Window

The application window opens Monday, February 11 and closes Friday, March 22. There are no criteria or pre-requisites for eligibility into the programs. FBISD only asks that students be dedicated and committed to earning an associate degree or core college credit while earning a high school diploma. More information about the programs and how to apply can be found on the Early College High School and P-TECH webpages.

 

To learn more about the Early College High School program, visit www.fortbendisd.com/echs. For additional information regarding the Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) program, visit www.fortbendisd.com/p-tech.

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