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Students at Inner City High School, a school for high-risk youth, are self-aware about personal responsibility.
“It’s all on you if you’re going to succeed,” stressed Kirkland, whose cousins suggested he attend the school after he was kicked out of his home in Maskwacis. “You’ve got to be determined. The negative experiences push you to succeed. Everybody has hardships. It’s how you deal with them.” Continue reading Determination is crucial for success Inner City High students work towards a better life
My four-year-old son will be entering kindergarten next year and it’s got me thinking about which school he will attend and what I believe about schools.
Schools should act as community hubs, creating relationships between families that endure for years and contribute to neighbourhood resiliency. This is particularly important in inner city neighbourhoods like ours. Continue reading Choosing where to send your child to school Decide what you want for your child’s school experience