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APECHS Ready for First Trailblazer Graduation

Arrowhead Park Early College High School Prepares for First Trailblazer Graduation 2014 APECHS’ first graduating class will conduct commencement at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at the Las Cruces Convention Center. Dona Ana County’s first early college high school opened in 2010 at Dona Ana Community College before moving into the new school located at […]

Profiles of Change Video Features The Bridge & Arrowhead Park Early College High School

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce video series Profiles of Change features a segment on The Bridge of Southern New Mexico and the Arrowhead Park Early College High School (APECHS) in Las Cruces. The series was introduced in September 2013 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Summit, “Connecting the Dots: Education, Policy, Workforce” in Washington […]

The Bridge of Southern New Mexico Receives First Major Grant to Support Student Success and Workforce Development

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Tracey Bryan, 575-644-6453 LAS CRUCES, NM – The W. K. Kellogg Foundation has awarded a three-year, $345,090 grant to The Bridge of Southern New Mexico to advance its work to build strong pathways that increase high school graduation rates and prepare a strong workforce for Dona Ana County. A press conference […]

New Mexico’s First Early College High School: A New Way of Doing High School and a Stronger Return on Investment for Education Dollars

LAS CRUCES, NM – New Mexico’s first Early College High School illustrates local educators’ willingness to launch innovative approaches to improve graduation rates.  It also improves the economic impact of educational dollars when there is a spirit of partnership between education and industry. Seeds for Early College High School were planted in conversations between business, […]