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Hillsborough County (Fla.) district plans to create two new high school programs

March 3, 2022
Waters Career Center will become a medical academy and Bowers-Whitley Career Center will be converted to a construction trades academy.
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The Hillsborough County (Fla.) district is adding two new high school programs and a technical college. 

The creation of the schools is part of the district's workforce development imitative, reports WFLA News

The district will convert Waters Career Center to a medical academy and Bowers-Whitley Career Center to a construction trades academy. Both academies will serve grades nine through 12, reports Tampa Bay Times

The district's Brewster Technical College will be re-opened as a medical technical college and is designed for students who want to continue their education after graduating from Waters Career Center. 

The redesigned Waters and Bowers-Whitley schools will open in fall 2023. Brewster Technical College, which is near Waters, will reopen in 2024.

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