A Talk to Teachers

A Talk to Teachers

We’re in a position both enviable and unenviable. Everyone, especially our allies, thinks we’ve created a kind of Camelot, the school of tomorrow. Not only is the school radically different than most, but our statistical success is impressive. In the city as a whole, only slightly over 50 percent of the students graduate from high school with regular diplomas, and less than 50 percent do it in four years. At CPESS, it’s between 70 and 80 percent in four years, and 90 percent in five—virtually all of whom have gone on to college, mostly to four year schools, and almost all of whom have made it through the first year and into the second. We look good. And we are. But. . . .

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