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Ohio school district brings back in-school driver’s ed class

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While driver’s education classes have nearly disappeared from schools, one Ohio district is bucking the trend.

Akron Public Schools is piloting a program to bring back driver’s education classes to high schools where the need is greatest, The Akron Beacon-Journal reported.

The program is run by a third-party group, but classes are held at the high school right after the final period of the day.

The classes are offered at a discounted rate, and some students are even able to earn scholarships to help with the costs.

The program is designed to help students get their license before turning 18 in order to help with employment opportunities.

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  1. Michael Hampshire

    Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 10:32 am

    about time, Drivers Ed should have never been dropped.

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