Despite struggling with finding funding, the Shelby County Board of Education voted Thursday to proceed with Project Lead The Way at Collins High School.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a nationwide non-profit program that helps establish pre-engineering programs in middle and high schools.
Shelby County Public Schools had hoped to fund the $65,000 program with Race to the Top funds. However, because Kentucky did not qualify for the nearly $200 million in government funds, the district was left with either cutting the program or finding another way to fund it.
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