The Players Tribune: The 48235

The Players Tribune: The 48235
Posted on 02/17/2016
The 48235: JRLA changing lives for students"So how is JRLA working? Well, let me give you some more numbers. We are off to a very strong start having graduated more than 90 percent of our scholars and having sent more than 90 percent off to college, technical school or the military. We have a college success team that provides continued support during college so we can achieve our mission of not only high school graduation, but college graduation — outcomes that are real game-changers in urban education. Our kids go to school for 11 months out of the year, which includes college programs and internships in July. I never grasped the concept of kids getting out of school in June and hoping they’ll retain whatever they’ve learned until September."

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