The Learning Works Program
Friday, April 21, 2006 6:55 PM

The Learning Works program: highly-motivated sixth grade MPS students spend 2 summers, and one Saturday a month during the school year, taking courses taught by High School and College students interested in exploring the field of education.  The goal is to prepare the 6th-graders to enter rigorous high school programs (more info at  The 37 students who were in Learning Works' first class are all graduating from High School this year, and they all have applied to 4-year colleges (72 different colleges). The application deadline was April 14, but parents of 5th-graders may want to keep this program in mind for next year.