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Battle Creek Schools Join Ford NGL Network

Ford NGL welcomes its second Michigan community to its international network

Black female at dais in Battle Creek, Michigan gymnasium with Battle Creek Central Bearcats in the background and NGL banners and materials on a table to her right


BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The international network of Ford Next Generation Learning (Ford NGL) communities has a new member. Battle Creek Public Schools is the second designated Ford NGL community in Michigan, joining Romeo. Students at Battle Creek Central High School will have the opportunity to explore their interests and develop essential skills at career academies, where they can connect classroom work with real-life experience in fields such as engineering, nursing, skilled trades, IT and finance. Ford NGL brings together educators, businesses and community leaders to ensure students graduate college and career ready, and able to help meet the needs of the local workforce and economy.

Fish-eye view of Battle Creek gymnasium with NGL speakers standing in front of chairs on floor with bleacher seats in background