Oyler: Can a School Save a Community? (2015)

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OYLER profiles how an innovative "community school" helped fuel a dramatic turnaround in a poverty-stricken neighborhood, part of a growing national movement to help poor children succeed by transforming schools to meet basic health, social, and nutritional needs. Before 2006, very few kids from the Lower Price Hill area in Cincinnati finished high school, much less went to college. The neighborhood is Urban Appalachian — an insular community with roots in the coal mining towns of Kentucky... read more
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