Bradley Co. high school to offer Cambridge program

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CLEVELAND, Tenn. (AP) - Bradley County education officials are planning to offer high school students a new challenge in the next school year.

The two high schools will offer classes in different international programs. Bradley Central will offer the Cambridge International program while Walker Valley High School will offer the International Baccalaureate program, according to the Cleveland Daily Banner.

School officials say the goal is to eventually allow students to earn internationally recognized diplomas through the programs.

Bradley Central will be among the first public high schools in the state to offer the Cambridge program.

Before members of the Tennessee State Board of Education would approve the Cambridge courses, they wanted to know how the program measured up to the Tennessee education standards.