Some Austintown students opt for alternative program


School wasn’t moving fast enough for Nate Masterson.

The Fitch High School sophomore enrolled in the new alternative-school program so he could learn at his own pace.

“I wanted to be ahead,” he said. “I wanted to learn more, faster.”

Nate is one of about 70 students in the Austintown school district who have opted for the K-12 online program. Any student can enroll, and they choose to for a variety of reasons.

Read the full story in Monday’s Vindicator.