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Connections

Connections provides overage students with targeted instruction and accelerated remediation, with the aim of preparing them to enter a high school setting in either the Diploma, GED, or state-approved Skills pathway after one year.  Participating students may also be eligible to work towards an Industry-Based Certification (IBC) .

Students who are 15 years of age by September 30 and are two or more grade levels behind are eligible to participate.  While in Connections, students are classified as eighth graders and follow the High Stakes Testing Policy in Bulletin 1566 .