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What's going on at Academy Prep?



academy_prep.Since it opened in 1997, the Academy Prep private school in St. Petersburg has churned out legions of college-bound students from the same neighborhoods where public schools teeter. Most of its students are black and low-income. Many come from single-parent homes. Many will be the first in their families to hang a degree on the wall.

It's the model. Which makes recent events even more puzzling — and to some observers, worrisome. Full story here

[Last modified: Friday, April 8, 2011 11:49am]


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