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Mon December 9, 2013

Group Opposes Piloting First JCPS Cadet Middle School Program

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The Jefferson County Board of Education will consider funding the district’s first middle school cadet academy program Monday night, but some question whether the program would benefit students at the school.

Myers Middle School would pilot the cadet academy program next year and after review could eventually become an official magnet program, according to the proposal. The school would also act as preparatory program for students who want to participate in the Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC) program in high school. 

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