Oakmont Education applied to launch a high school in Des Moines that serves dropouts and opportunity youth. They currently operate almost 20 high schools across 12 cities in Ohio. They have been recognized nationally for the success of their model, as they help dropouts earn diplomas and enter the workforce in the career pathway of their choice. They were recently honored by the YASS Prize. With the $500,000 award money, Oakmont Education, will expand throughout Ohio and into Kentucky, and deliver their secret sauce to students nationwide. They are excited to launch their first high school in Iowa in August of 2024.
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