An College Degree In High School; Author Laura Amy Schlitz; Season Preview With J Wynn Rousuck | WYPR

An College Degree In High School; Author Laura Amy Schlitz; Season Preview With J Wynn Rousuck

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We visit Bard High School Early College in East Baltimore where students earn a liberal-arts associate’s degree along with a high-school diplomaa:  At Bard they always say the best way to get ready for college is to do college.  It’s an opportunity for students who really feel they’re ready for the challenge. 11 sec 

Then – Laura Amy Schlitz, winner of a Newbury Medal, talks to Tom Hall about her newest novel: "The Hired Girl" – a teenager whose life moves from a Pennsylvania farm to an elegant home near Druid Hill Park in early 20th-century Baltimore.

Plus: The curtain is rising on a new season of theater in Maryland! Tom gets a preview from our theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck.