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What does SLC stand for?

SLC stands for Smaller Learning Communities

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North was one of thousands of schools across the country that received money from the Gates Foundation, which spent $2 billion from 2000 to 2008, helping larger urban high schools with low-achieving students and high dropout rates convert to smaller schools under the theory that smaller learning communities would foster academic success.
The 1,400 students - 51 percent of them are female - are divided across four smaller learning communities offering 24 technical programs: Alden Academy, Coghlin Construction Academy, Health/Human Services Academy and IT/Business Academy.
Meanwhile, the Department has also awarded new grants for charter schools, magnet schools, preventing youth substance abuse and violence, school counseling, smaller learning communities and dropout prevention, community resource centers and special education parenting centers, emergency management for higher education, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and American Indian Colleges and Universities.
Large classes can be split into smaller virtual discussion groups that can he kept constant throughout the semester, thus creating a seminar-like atmosphere for the students resembling smaller learning communities in a large class.
Since 2000, the foundation has committed about $1 billion to support the creation of small high schools or the restructuring of large high schools into smaller learning communities.
This partnership will make Nova Southeastern University a premier provider of support for Florida's high school reform initiatives, as well as for teachers and school leaders in smaller learning communities statewide.
Vallas has engaged in internal tinkering and engineering in ways that are not unique, such as breaking up large campuses into smaller learning communities, virtually eliminating middle schools, and attempting to infuse schools with better technology that can be used in conjunction with the city's instructional programs.