New High School Program Readies Kids For College

Students at La Crosse Central and Logan high schools will now have

access to a new program with a strong track record of success in helping students of all  levels.....but particularly those in the academic middle.....succeed in college. The program is called AVID. It will be implemented through a partnership between the School District of La Crosse and the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. David Stoeffler is executive director of the foundation.


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The foundation will make its largest single gift to the district, expected to reach nearly $200 thousand over a three year period. The gift is made possible in large part due to receipt of the foundation’s largest ever grant, a $125 thousand three year grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation of St. Paul. The program starts this fall with freshman and sophomores from both schools.

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