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W-JCC high schools receive $150,000 in innovation grants

All three Williamsburg-James City County high schools received $50,000 grants from the state Department of Education, according to an announcement on the DOE webpage on Thursday.

Lafayette and Jamestown both received innovative planning grants. The funds will go toward developing programs that reimagine the typical high school experience. Both schools proposed programs that will focus on individualized learning plans, real-world experience and critical thinking, according to the announcement.

Warhill received a planning grant last year, and this year the school received an implementation grant. The funds will help establish the Pathways Project, which begins with a pilot...

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