YLA director credits Pitsco’s hands-on science, math curriculum

PITTSBURG, KS (August 13, 2013) – The Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) of Pickens County, South Carolina, was one of only 33 schools in the state to earn a perfect score of 100 on its annual report card for the 2012-13 school year.

A charter school, the YLA is operated through a partnership between the Youth Leadership Academy’s nonprofit board, Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute (YLI), and Pitsco Education.

According to a news release put out jointly by the YLA and Clemson University, the school’s director, Patsy Smith, attributes success to the hands-on style of learning...

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