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Crossing Featured in White County News Story

By March 22, 2013 No Comments

Click here to view the video and original article WHITE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) – In the 19 years Gib Crimmins has been the superintendent of the Tri-County School Corporation he’s collaborated with other White County schools on several things.  “[We’ve shared] distance learning, transportation, classes and online classes,” Crimmins said.  Crimmins said the schools’ next venture only made sense. In August Tri-County, Twin Lakes, North White and Frontier schools will be able to send students to The Crossing Education Center. It’s the county’s new alternative high school. “The schools recognize there is a certain group of students that for whatever reason the traditional school has not worked out,” Crimmins said.  “Once those students are gone they are really hard to get back in to the school if they dropped out,” North White School Corporation Superintendent Nick Eccles said. “I think [The Crossing] organization raves on being able to beat the bushes and get some of the kids back.” Crimmins and Eccles said The Crossing’s top priority is getting dropouts back in school…]]>