By Samantha Bambino, Lower Bucks Times- November 7, 2022
William Tennent science teachers Ignacio Jayo and Steve Beal understand that modern-day high school classrooms have drastically changed since they were students. Currently, there’s more pressure on teens to not only achieve good grades, but also build a resume of extracurriculars and work experience before graduation.
Rather than pick an afterschool activity that they feel blasé about or a shift at the local Starbucks, Jayo and Beal wanted their students to do more. Last fall, they launched ExcitED — a program that gives students paid internships in the professional fields of entrepreneurship, user design and biotechnology disciplines.
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