The first time I visited a college campus was in the 7th grade. That trip made me determined to keep my GPA as high as possible and to take Advanced Placement classes so I can attend college after graduation.”
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.