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Mooresville Graded School District Shares MIWAYE Program Successes at NC House Select Committee

Provided by the Mooresville Tribune on August 31, 2022 —

On Monday, Mooresville Graded School District Superintendent Dr. Jason Gardner traveled to Raleigh to give a presentation to an N.C. House select committee on the district’s MIWAYE program.

From left are, Melanie Allen, principal of the MIWAYE Program; Dr. Jason Gardner, Mooresville Graded School District superintendent; Jakariah Miller, a former MIWAYE student; N.C. Rep. John Torbett; Tim Anselmo, a teacher in the MIWAYE program; and Dr. Michael Royal, the district’s assistant superintendent of secondary instruction. Photo by Mooresville Tribune.

MIWAYE, an acronym for Meshing Initiatives With Alternative Youth Education, was established in 1996 as a response to the increasing number of students identified as at-risk for not graduating from high school. The district was invited to present by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction due to the successful outcomes consistently realized by the program.
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