Local families made changes to put their kids’ learning first
Five years ago, the Garcia family was at a crossroads. Their two boys at that time weren’t challenged in school.
“They weren’t getting the science and math they needed,” Marisol Garcia explains, “and we wanted our sons to get the best education they could get.”
So she and her husband began looking for solutions and heard about ASU Preparatory Academy, a network of charter schools focused on STEM and college prep.
Now, five years later, all three of her kids attend ASU Prep in downtown Phoenix, and Garcia has switched jobs to be closer to them.
“I was traveling for work a lot,” she explains. In order to be home more often, she took a job at ASU Prep.
Noah, age 15, is in 10th grade and working ahead in math. He’ll start taking college classes…