at The Center for Advanced Research and Technology
In partnership with Fresno Unified School District, CART teachers have developed hands-on activities for incoming 6th-9th grade students to stay actively engaged with learning over the summer break.
When students develop a true appreciation for learning and a desire to learn beyond what’s expected ─ they are genuinely engaged with their school and their education ─ they are more likely to learn.
CART is an innovative learning environment that enables juniors and seniors from the Fresno Unfied School District and the Clovis Unified School District to make connections with their future through acaademic programs and professional partnerships with real world relevance.
Students enrolled at CART attend three hours each school day. Morning Session is from 7:30 – 10:30 and the afternoon session is from 12:30 – 3:30. Students receive academic credit for 4 courses from a CART Lab which is related to their career-field of interest. Each student selects their lab of choice. Both school districts provide transportation to and from each home high school.
The CART experience combines academic course components of a college preparatory program with the practice of project-based applications of student learning, enabling them to be able to combine critical areas of their lives and learning.
At CART students are connected with a range of possibilities for the present and future as they become immersed in a program of continuous improvement and begin to regard education as an opportunity to think, learn, do, and ─ most of all ─ become vital members of their communities.