Eye on Education

New Cristo Rey Columbus Private School Offers Classes Plus Jobs

The Cristo Rey chain of private, Catholic schools offers students regular high school classes as well as part-time jobs at local businesses. There are 25 of them nationwide, and now a 26th is expected to open in Columbus this fall.

Fourteen-year-old Freshman Imani Vann [a student at the Cincinnati Cristo Rey school] works at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital.

“I thought it would be much more difficult to handle school and working at the same time, but surprising it’s very easy,” says Vann.

Read more at: wosu.org

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