ALAMEDA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Nea Community Learning Center earned an API score of 839 following its first year in operation, making it among the top achieving schools in the Alameda Unified School District. Nea, which opened its doors in 2009 to offer innovative, community-based learning in a diverse environment, serves 346 learners in grades K-10.
“We’re very pleased with the outcome of our first STAR tests,” says Paul Bentz, Executive Director of Community Learning Center Schools, which operates Nea and its sister school, the top-ranked Alameda Community Learning Center.
“The scores are an indication that our self-directed, project-based approach to learning and our great new staff are providing rich educational experiences while helping learners to master the California State Standards.”
For more information about the Nea Community Learning Center, visit http://neaclc.org .
About Nea Community Learning Center and Community Learning Center Schools:
The Nea Community Learning Center is a public charter school serving grades K-10. Now in its second year of operation, Nea offers project-based, self-directed learning in an innovative, technology-rich environment.
Nea is the second charter school to be opened by Community Learning Center Schools, Inc., a non-profit public benefit corporation dedicated to creating 21st century learning opportunities for youth.
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