Children’s Aid Society Community School Earns an A, Urging for More to Be Done

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As the City reports that only 25% of high school graduates are college-ready, we are proud that The Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, a Children’s Aid Society community school partner, received an A grade on its recent Department of Education report card. Principal Nancy Mann appeared on Fox 5 on Monday night to echo Children’s Aid vision of preparing students in high-needs neighborhoods for college.

“We’re doing what the City considers to be a good job,” said Principal Mann “We think there’s a lot left to do.”

The Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School serves 75% Latino and 25% Black students with nearly all of the qualifying for free or reduced price lunch, an indicator of poverty.

To see more about the recent Department of Education report card findings, click here to view the FOX 5 News report online.

 

NYC High Schools Graded: MyFoxNY.com