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H-F’s applied academics programs at their limits

Students and two business representatives came before the District 233 board of education to laud the Applied Academics Program at Homewood-Flossmoor High School, but board members learned program expansions aren’t likely because of lack of space. The welding program has a waiting list. There are currently 22 students enrolled and only 18 work stations. Metal manufacturing had two sections in 2015 and now has four, and one class is overloaded. Automotive now has six classes and a small engines class and pre-engineering is running eight classes, teacher Benjamin May told the board.  “So you . . .

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