Unformatted text preview: The most impressive feat of the current high school on Asylum Ave is the number of women that are involved. The current average of women enrolled in college that are science or engineering majors is between 25 and 30%. “We have 35% women enrolled in the high school of science and engineering. We think this is a significant feat compared to what is the situation on a national level” says Hadad. Another advantage to being enrolled in the high school is that students can earn college credits while still in high school. The University will be offering classes for the high school students to take during their free time. The project is being funded by the state of Connecticut and the federal government. It costs approximately 45 million dollars. “This is one of the many things that will bring the University distinction. I’m looking forward to the day where this school will achieve the original vision I had for it, to be ranked among the premier high schools in the country”....
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- Spring '08
- Connecticut, Hartford, Connecticut, UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL, Mark Twain Drive