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Nogales High's CORE Academy Focuses on Technology and Collaboration

Nogales High's CORE Academy Focuses on Technology and Collaboration

The new smaller-learning community on the campus has around 170 students.

Students in Nogales High's CORE Academy discuss "The Crucible."
Students in Nogales High's CORE Academy discuss "The Crucible."

One look at the desks grouped in fours, students huddled over laptop computers, and a roaming teacher aiding teams with the outlines that will be used to help the teens make mockumentary films and its obvious this isn’t the typical American literature class.

The students are enrolled in Nogales High School’s CORE Academy.  CORE, which stands for Creation of Revolutionary Education, is a smaller-learning academy of around 170 students launched this year that links instruction across disciplines and ties in with new the Common Core curriculum.

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