June 16, 2015In the News

Cristo Rey School Names Michael Best One of 23 Businesses that Will Employ its Students

Journal Sentinel

Cristo Rey High School recently named Michael Best one of 23 businesses that will employ its freshmen this coming school year.

"A total of 23 Milwaukee-area businesses have agreed to employ 14-year-old students in full-time jobs this coming school year, as part of a partnership with a new Catholic high school opening in West Milwaukee

Cristo Rey High School is an unusual type of college-prep, Jesuit high school that only enrolls low-income students, and has them work at businesses five days a month to help contribute to the cost of their own tuition. The work experiences expose students to what life is like after high school, and help them build critical skills."

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