FLASH, Student Success Is Income Independent

This north Philadelphia school was among the lowest performing in the city, qualifying for the No Child Left Behind program, three years in a row, beginning 2002.  Now, they are among the best, winning a national award for their success.  They don’t accept the soft bigotry of low expectations from their students nowadays.  Their secret?  “It’s all about challenging people to move to the next level,” Principal Barbara Adderly said.

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