High School Relocates to College Campus Creating Pipeline to Higher Education

ByWayne Carter

Students have headed back to school in North Texas with the usual mix of excitement and nervousness.

Perhaps it was felt a bit more here at Kipp Oak Cliff Academy, the high school opened its doors this week on a college campus.

“It’s awesome, you’re in a new environment, you feel comfortable, safer, happier. I’m happy in the building,” said Valeria Reyes, a student.

Oak Cliff Academy is now inside one of the buildings that wasn’t being used at Paul Quinn College.

Now high schoolers aren’t just taking college classes in high school but taking them on a college campus and the college gets a pipeline of brand new students.

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