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Jenne Smith had already been accepted to law school when she realized teaching was where she was meant to be.
The Humanities curriculum at IDEAS Academy will consist of three separate course offerings: American Studies, Global Studies and an individualized Global Issues course. Students will earn one social studies credit per course as well as .5 English credits per course. Students will earn additional English credit each year through Academic Writing (.25) and Communications (.25), totaling one full English credit. The social studies credit will be founded upon extensive historical analysis, research, interpretation and application. The English credit will be offered based on the standards of writing, listening, reading, speaking, research/inquiry and vocabulary development.