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East Kentwood Middle College provides higher education opportunities to students

Some Kentwood students can take advantage of new program to get college credit and even an Associate's degree.

KENTWOOD, Mich. - Students in the Kentwood Public Schools District have a new opportunity for the 2018 school year.

The East Kentwood Middle College Program allows students to work toward more than just their high school diploma. The district posted a photo on their Facebook page in August of the first students involved in the program.

The program works through Grand Rapids Community College and allows students to graduate with a high school diploma, transferable college credits, and an Associate of Arts degree starting in the 10th grade.

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