NEW VISIONS: LEGAL ACADEMY
9538 Grade 12 4 credits
Offered in conjunction with the University at Buffalo and Canisius College
Each New Visions program runs daily for approximately 6 periods and students are responsible for their own transportation to the program sites. Each program includes English IV and Social Studies 12 curriculum. Participation in these programs is determined via an application and interview process. Applications are due March 1 of the junior year. See your counselor for a packet.
The New Visions Legal Academy allows highly motivated, academically strong, college-bound seniors the opportunity to work on site with lawrelated professionals while earning 4 hours of high school credit in government, economics, criminal justice and internship field experience. For 20 out of 40 weeks, students work on-site with law-related career professionals from the courts, law enforcement and legal support services. While in class, students work independently and cooperatively on projects grounded in Common Core Learning Standards on topics ranging from community service to free enterprise. Additional projects include the development of a public policy action plan, career portfolio, and a written resume.