It's the first of it's kind in Ohio.
Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) will be sharing their campus in Rootstown with high school freshman attending the Bio-Med Science Academy.
The Akron Beacon Journal reports the academy will be sponsored by the Rootstown school district as a charter school focusing on medical studies.
It will be located on the university campus which is across the street from Rootstown High School.
The school will teach STEM disciplines of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine.
Students will be able to work with college students and in university laboratories.
The creation of the school was approved by the school board on Monday. It will open next fall to Portage County students.
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