Catholic School Network Plans to Open Ga. Campus

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ATLANTA (AP) - A network of Catholic Schools for low-income students has announced plans to open a high school campus in west Atlanta.

Cristo Rey Network - which operates 25 schools across the country - plans to open a school in Atlanta's west side in fall of 2014.

The school's President-elect Bill Garret tells the Atlanta Journal-Constitution students would be required to work five days per month in entry-level jobs to help finance their tuition, which is about $1,000 a year at other schools in the network.

The newspaper reports enrollment is limited to low income students - below $35,000 for a family of four. The school plans to enroll 125 freshmen and eventually expand to a student body of 500.


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