WACO (February 11, 2014) Connally Independent School District has been granted an Early College High School designation by the Texas Education Agency and has partnered with Texas State Technical College to offer Connally High School students the opportunity to get associates degrees in technical fields for free.
The Connally ISD will hold an event to celebrate the new program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the high school.
The Connally Career Tech program will be available starting in the fall of 2014.
Its goal is to reduce the time it takes for college students to complete their degree.
Connally Career Tech will be the first Early College High School program in the state to focus on technical career fields.