Woodville is doing it right

02/02/2009 7:16 AM by

The RTD takes a look at the authentic success at Woodville Elementary despite the school’s challenges:

The 590 students in her East End school come from some of the city’s poorest, toughest neighborhoods. Between 94 percent and 96 percent qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, a federal benchmark for poverty.

It’s the kind of place where a student will say his favorite part of an out-of-town school trip was sleeping in a bed or that her parents couldn’t make it to teacher conferences because they were in jail.



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