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Tim Foist, superintendent of Mingus Union High School, stood in front of the district's newest addition: The Academy at Mingus. The Academy will offer a second chance for a high school degree for students who are at risk of not graduating or those who have already dropped out. About 10 percent of Mingus Union students drop out before graduating.

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Academy at Mingus ready for fall semester

Internet curriculum offers dropouts a second chance

For students who are too far behind on credits to graduate, or for those who have already dropped out, The Academy At Mingus offers a second chance for a high school diploma.