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Urban Prep: 100 Percent Of Graduates College-Bound For Second Straight Year

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Urban Prep: 100 Percent Of Graduates College-Bound For Second Straight Year

Post by Admin on Fri Jun 03, 2011 10:18 pm



For the second year in a row, an all-male charter school with students from the city's worst neighborhoods is sending its entire senior class to college.

Urban Prep Charter Academy was founded in 2006, and its goal from the start was for every one of its graduates to be attending college when they left. It was an unlikely mission, given that only four percent of the school's first freshman class was reading at grade level when they entered.

Last year, the school, founded by educator and nonprofit leader Tim King, did just that -- all 107 graduating seniors were accepted at the end of the year. And this year, Urban Prep has repeated its success.


Read More http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/02/16/urban-prep-100-percent-of_n_824286.html

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Post by Shawanna W on Sat Jun 04, 2011 3:36 pm

This is wonderful!! Great Post.
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