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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A new charter school being planned for the Valley hopes to meet the growing need for education in the area of oil and natural gas exploration.

Southern Local schools superintendent John Wilson appeared on WFMJ Weekend Today to talk about the goals for the new school.

"We're still deciding on what exact curriculum we're going to have. It's going to be based on STEM, it's going to be geared toward what the need in the community is for that job readiness as they come out," Wilson said.

Wilson says they hope to have the charter completed by mid-March and to have the school open sometime in September.

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