Oshkosh students develop early career path

Oshkosh Northwestern: Nearly 30 Oshkosh students received diplomas last week from an alternative education program that allows them to get a start on their career path while in high school.

The Riverside Alternative Education Program is a partnership between the Oshkosh Area School District and Fox Valley Technical College for students who are at-risk of not graduating.

Besides attending classes 15 hours per week, students 16 and older must meet requirements in career exploration, financial literacy, leadership and pass the General Education Development test. When they graduate, they receive a high school diploma and are certified in programs such as certified nursing assistance, welding and automation.

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