Sunnyside's Project Graduation program going national

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- Wednesday morning the Sunnyside Unified School district announced a partnership that will take their teaching methods to schools across the county.

Sunnyside teamed up with the National Academic Education Partners. The plans is for the group to take the school districts Project Graduation method and share it will other schools district in the nation.

"I think its going to help other communities and I think its going to be something that will continue to gain attention so that we can solicit foundations and other grants to reinvest in what we want to do more of," said Superintendent Manuel Isquierdo from the Sunnyside Unified School District.

The plan is for a school district to start project graduation sometime in the fall.