I’m not Hispanic, so it was great to learn about the culture of Latino students and about the programs that are helping them get to college and become citizens. They really want to make a difference in the United States.
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.