Students at Spruce High School will soon start earning course credit for college courses as they complete their basic studies.par
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Spruce, a fixture of the Pleasant Grove community of Dallas, is adding an Early College High School curriculum designed to educate students in Graphic Design, HVAC, Digital Media and Mechatronics.par
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H. Grady Spruce High School

H. Grady Spruce High School in the
Pleasant Grove neighborhood of Dallas
(Photo courtesy of Flickr)

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Students completing the program will graduate with an Associate Degree of Applied Science and a career certificate. Students can also enroll in the Academy of Engineering or Academy of Finance.par
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I’e2’80’99m thrilled these programs are being offered at my alma mater. All too often students from Pleasant Grove are dismissed as troublemakers, gang members and drug users.’c2~ Students living in Pleasant Grove are NOT bad kids. Most come from working class parents striving to improve the future for their families.’c2~ These advanced educational opportunities will not only boost the teenagers’e2’80’99 confidence, it will give them career-ready skills to help them achieve their dreams after graduation.