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Opening The Academic Smorgasbord To All

Everyday Education

 

Last updated 9/16/2019 at 3:44pm

BHS students Preston Thill (center) and Isaac Simon (right) observe as visitors use their visitor engagement app at the North Carolina Zoo's Red Ruffed Lemur exhibit. The app uses a survival game to inform visitors about threats that the lemurs face as an endangered species.

There was a time in Transylvania County, in North Carolina and in this nation when if you weren't identified as "gifted and talented" or "AIG," you were relegated to a menu of traditional K-12 education. You still received a good education, but it often lacked the stimulation and advantages of advanced classes and a more broad-based curriculum.

The small schools in Transylvania County, a product of the county's population size, also contributed to the challenges of supplying a variety of educational opportunities, particularly as students entered high school. Too many students and their f...



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