Some students head home or to the streets, others stay for sports practice and others go straight into the library. It’s the last place you might expect to find a student at the end of the day. But that’s where our after-school program is located.
Bridgeport was in the news as one of three finalists in the White House’s 2011 Race to the Top High School Commencement Challenge, a contest that rewards improving schools with a graduation speech delivered by the president himself. NLA is proud to be working hand in hand with Bridgeport's school administration to reduce drop out rates and increase college entrance from this remote community. Read the full article in the New York Times.